Digna Santiago, head of the New Wave section of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF), invites indie filmmakers to submit their works for consideration. Deadline for submission of entries is Sept. 17. A film that was entered in international film festivals can join for as long as it has not competed nor has been shown locally. Films finished in 2013 onwards can join the annual competition that is held before the main fest in December. Interested parties can visit the MMFF’s official page on Facebook. Bayani San Diego Jr.
By Oliver M. Pulumbarit
China Crisis cofounder and vocalist Gary Daly expressed appreciation for returning to Manila for a fourth time during his spiel at the English pop-new wave group’s show at Solaire’s Grand Ballroom Friday night.
By Emmie G. Velarde
More than wishful thinking, a good touring track record and active promotion propelled the 2002 Manila concert of the English pop/rock band China Crisis, 1980s hitmakers (five Top 40 singles and three Top 40 albums in the United Kingdom).
By Joseph Atilano
The 80’s is one of the most beloved and fondly remembered eras in popular music. The vibrant colors, the big hairdos, the unmistakable fashion and wardrobe statements and, of course, the most important for me was the kind of music that proliferated through the radio airwaves. Among the wide array of genres that […]
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Animated movies are now part of the Metro Manila Film Festival. Through the festival’s New Wave section, animated film entries are given screening slots before the annual event, along with full-feature films by independent productions, and short films by students.