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Cautionary feature

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COSIM. Hosts “Numero.”

Lyn Adapon, housewife: “I was initially intrigued by the title of the TV docu series, ‘Numero,’ hosted by Cheryl Cosim. I learned later that it explains the figures and numbers we hear or read about. Its recent feature on water was an eye-opener, especially at a time when we’re experiencing water shortage. It encouraged us to be responsible in the way we consume water.

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Straddling the indie, mainstream worlds

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JUN ROBLES Lana made a rom-com and a TV show on Internet sweethearts, but his next indie film is about priests who sired children. photo by Arnold Almacen

Filmmaker Jun Robles Lana shuttles between the indie and mainstream worlds quite effortlessly. As far as he is concerned, however, it’s not a balancing act.

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The Tokyo story, by Uge

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Eugene Domingo is on a roll. She added another feather in her cap by bagging the best actress plum in the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival for Jun Robles Lana’s “Barber’s Tales.”

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Two PH films in Taipei

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Two Filipino indie movies will be shown at the Taipei Film Festival in Taiwan from June 28 to July 2.   Jun Robles Lana’s “Bwakaw” is included in the Window on Asian Cinema section, while Antoinette Jadaone’s “Six Degrees of Separation from Lilia Cuntapay” is featured in the Viva La Cinema program.   Considered an [...]

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Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia win top acting honors at Asian Film Awards

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Nora Aunor was named Best Actress for her portrayal in the movie “Thy Womb” while Eddie Garcia bagged the Best Actor trophy for the movie “Bwakaw” at the 7th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong Monday night.

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