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Indies go to Teatrino

MARIE Jamora’s “Ang Nawawala”

The Teatrino Film Series will screen Filipino indie movies at Promenade, Greenhills, San Juan. To kick off the special series, two Cinemalaya films, Marie Jamora’s “Ang Nawawala” (5 p.m.) and Jerrold Tarog’s “Sana Dati” (7:30 p.m.) will be shown on Sept. 13, 20 and 27. For inquiries, call 7224496 or 7212949. Tickets are at P200. Bayani San Diego Jr.

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’99 Homes’ brings US subprime crisis to Venice

From left, actor Andrew Garfield, director Ramin Bahrani and actor Michael Shannon pose for photographers during a photo call for the movie 99 Homes at the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. AP

Florida’s realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using “99 Homes” in their promotional material.

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Owen Wilson in Venice with ‘She’s Funny That Way’

From left, actress Kathryn Hahn, director Peter Bogdanovich, and actor Owen Wilson pose during the photo call for the movie She's Funny That Way at the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. AP

Movies — they don’t make ‘em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does. The director, part of a generation that injected grit into American cinema in the 1970s, revives the froth and fun of classic screwball comedies with his latest film, “She’s Funny That Way.”

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No rousing welcome for Lav Diaz, other victors of biggest ever film award for PH

LABOR OF LAV Filmmaker Lav Diaz holds the official Locarno festival magazine with himself on the cover. KIMBERLY DELA CRUZ

There was no hero’s welcome, no marching band, no ticker-tape parade for the ragtag crew that brought the biggest honor the country has received so far in an A-list film festival.

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Mainstream filmmakers embark on the Cinemalaya adventure

cinemalaya 2014

Seasoned directors from television and commercial movies cross over to the indie scene and embark on the annual adventure that is Cinemalaya.

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