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Alba Iulia
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Movies

‘Quezon’s Game’ Review: Philippines as sanctuary of refugees

In this modern-day wave of migration of Filipinos abroad including Australia, it is applauding to be cognizant of the Philippines’ history of opening its doors to refugees fleeing war and persecution in their home countries. 

Survive or Die makes the rounds of international film fests

Feature film Survive or Die with Philippine-born Australian actor Felino Dolloso in one of the lead roles, is having a dream run in the international film festival circuit. Action on Film Festival review says, “Difficult to watch, harder...

Fil-Aussie Felino Dolloso ready to do a new feature film

Pinoy-born Australian actor FELINO DOLLOSO is scheduled to start a new feature film with Writer/Director Dicky Tanuwidjaya (Adventures of a Happy Homeless Man). This will be the third feature film with Dolloso and Tanuwidjaya have worked...

Young Filo directors shine in Manila film festival

MNL—Two young Filipino-Australian filmmakers from Melbourne won recognition for their films which were selected as part of 2018 Sinag Maynila Film Festival. The festival is headed by Cannes award-winning director Brillante Mendoza and Wilson Tieng of Solar Entertainment. Odin B....

Short film by Filo director and actors showing in Sydney

A short film by award-winning Western Sydney writer/director Vonne Patiag that celebrates Blacktown's Filipino culture through the eyes of a little boy named Justin will be shown on Thursday, 19 April at 7.30pm. This special night is the theatrical premiere...

Pia Wurtzbach and Gerald Anderson team up in “My Perfect You”, showing in Australia from April 5

https://youtu.be/jxVAZqdQjOs In an industry where part of the mainstream audience still yearns for movies that make them feel good with the likelihood of a good ending or what comes close to it, “My Perfect You” disrupts the norm. ABS-CBN Film Productions,...

Filo filmmaker Vonne Patiag launches Tomgirl campaign

Award-winning Filipino-Australian filmmaker Vonne Patiag has launched a community campaign for his latest authentic Western Sydney short film Tomgirl. The writer-director aims to overturn negative stereotypes of Sydney’s West and represent nuanced portrayals of contemporary Australian identities and the intersection...

“Seven Sundays” movie screening times in Australia and New Zealand

https://youtu.be/BMUhYuKN4eo READ: Family drama "Seven Sundays" showing at the movies worldwide Screening starts November 2, 2017 Australia AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Hoyts Belconnen Canberra NEW SOUTH WALES Hoyats Blacktown Event Cinemas Liverpool NORTHERN TERRITORY Event Cinemas Birch Carroll & Coyle Casuarina SOUTH AUSTRALIA Hoyts Tea Tree Plaza QUEENSLAND Event Cinemas Chermside Event Cinemas Garden City VICTORIA Hoyts Watergardens Village Cinemas...

Film as a voice for social issues

MANILA, Aug. 1 -- For young filmmaker, Adel Clemente, film is not just a visual medium but is also a voice to convey ideas that may not be widely accepted by society. The Philippine News Agency (PNA) caught up with...

‘The Girl on the Train’ tops box office in North America

LOS ANGELES, Oct 10 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Universal's "The Girl on the Train" ranked the number one movie in North America this weekend, surpassing "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children," the last weekend winner. Adapted from Paula Hawkins' bestselling novel, "The...
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The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s...

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Most of us have been guilty of being too tired or unmotivated to get in the kitchen and cook dinner, causing us...