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Milo Sogueco’s ‘Mariquina,’ other Filipino indie films to be shown in Busan

AS A TROUBLED shoemaker and family man in Milo Sogueco’s “Mariquina”

Milo Sogueco’s “Mariquina” will compete in the New Currents Section of Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), said the festival’s website on Tuesday.

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‘Manny’ on critic’s top 12 list in Arkansas fest


A “beautiful, almost epic” film was how movie critic Tim Basham described “Manny,” the documentary about world eight-division boxing champ and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao.

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The Pacman show

SCENE from “Manny,” a docu that took over four years in the making 

    It’s not a reality show; it’s a docu on boxer-turned-lawmaker Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, more popularly known as Pacman.   The biggest challenge in making the documentary “Manny” was sifting through 1,200 hours of raw  footage, said coproducer Don Puno. The production team had to follow Pacquiao for four and a half years in […]

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PH documentary on Living Asia Channel

BUTCH Nolasco advises aspiring filmmakers to study the masters here and abroad. “It’s the easiest way to learn basic storytelling techniques.”

The first episode of “National Treasures: A Journey Through History” started airing on Sunday on the Living Asia Channel. The historical series is produced by the Eggie Apostol Foundation, with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. It is directed by award-winning documentarian Butch Nolasco.

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Quezon City cites veteran ‘docu’ director

DIRECTOR Jesus Ramos (center) receiving the scroll as outstanding resident of Quezon City along with members of his family and Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista.

Multi-awarded documentary film director Jesse O. Ramos has been recognized and honored by the Quezon City council for his achievements as pioneering international documentary filmmaker and as outstanding resident of the city.

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