Filipino filmmaker Anna Isabelle Matutina’s “Magdalena” is competing in the Asian Vision section of the Taiwan International Film Festival, which will be held from Oct. 9 to 19. The docu, shown at the Wiesbaden (Germany) film fest last year, focuses on a traditional midwife who struggles to make ends meet and care for a pregnant daughter who’s afflicted with leukemia.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
He never got to fulfill his dream to act in a play with his siblings.
Japanese rock band L’Arc-en-Ciel hinted of a possible concert in the Philippines, delighting many Filipino fans.
The Philippine director of an international award-winning movie returned home Monday to presidential accolades and the challenge of finding an audience for his five-hour film.
By Jerald Uy
Whenever Japanese actor Takeru Satoh uttered a word, fans screamed his name, never mind that they couldn’t tell what he was saying. The mere mention of Kamen Rider Den-O, his TV persona, brought a wave of cheers from fans, much to the 25-year-old actor’s amusement.