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10 PH films in Hanoi

ALLEN Dizon in “Magkakabaung (The Coffin Maker)”

Ten Filipino films will be screened at the 3rd Hanoi International Film Festival (Nov. 23-27).

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PH filmmaker in Bangkok workshop

Shireen Seno’s latest film “Nervous Translation” is one of five projects chosen for the Festival of Three Continents’ Produire au Sud Workshop (Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 23 to 25). The workshop aims to “familiarize young filmmakers with a variety of important tools and international coproduction techniques.” The film is produced by John Torres. Bayani San Diego Jr.

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Lav Diaz’s ‘Yolanda’ docu in Denmark


Lav Diaz’s latest documentary “Storm Children (Mga Anak ng Unos) Book 1” will compete at the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival or CPH: DOX (Denmark, Nov. 6 to 16). “Storm Children” premiered at the DMZ International Documentary Film Festival last Sept. 23. The docu follows the lives of kids who survived Super Typhoon “Yolanda.”Bayani San Diego Jr.

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Trekking from Pulag to Fuji

RURU Madrid (left) and Pepe Smith play characters that embark on a mountain journey.

It has been quite a journey so far for young filmmaker Pepe Diokno and the cast and crew of his second film “Above the Clouds,” which is competing in the Asian Future section of the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (Oct. 23 to 31).

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6 Filipino films in Portugal

Six Filipino films will be screened at the 12th Doclisboa International Film Festival (ongoing until Oct. 26, Lisbon, Portugal): Lav Diaz’s “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon” and “Prologo sa Ang Dakilang Desaparecido,” Lino Brocka’s “Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag” and Adolfo Alix Jr.’s “Adela,” Adjani Arumpac’s “War Is a Tender Thing” and Alyx Ayn Arumpac’s “Kung Paano Lumutang.” Bayani San Diego Jr.

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