Film on Pope Francis opens Sept. 30 | Inquirer Entertainment

Film on Pope Francis opens Sept. 30

/ 12:24 AM September 19, 2015

GRANDINETTI. Portrays beloved pontiff.

GRANDINETTI. Portrays beloved pontiff.

“Papa Francisco: The Pope Francis Story” starts its run in Philippine cinemas on Sept. 30. The film, which stars Dario Grandinetti as the beloved pontiff, is an adaptation of the book, “Pope Francis: Life and Revolution,” by journalist Elisabetta Piqué, a close friend of the Pope.

Mabuhay Art Workshops


Mabuhay Restop’s monthly “Learn from the Masters” art workshop series starts today with an all-day (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Acting workshop by award-winning playwright-actor-director Nestor Torre (call 353-8252 or 0917 810-8195).


Other workshops this year are on Screenwriting by Clodualdo “Doy” del Mundo on Oct. 17, and on Visual Arts by Ramon Orlina on Nov. 21. Mabuhay Restop is at Rizal Park, near Quirino Grandstand.

At Manila Pavilion

Seasons restaurant at Manila Pavilion Hotel offers a wide range of new menu selections—from breakfast buffet, a la carte delectables, succulent carvings and grilled items, to the freshest catch and the choicest cuts, salad and appetizer selections, yummy desserts—plus dishes for vegans and vegetarians!

The vibrant interplay of tastes and culinary cultures makes the Pavilion the go-to hearty and fine-dining place for all Seasons.

MAGDAYAO AND GUIDICELLI. Play housemates in Cinema One series.

MAGDAYAO AND GUIDICELLI. Play housemates in Cinema One series.


On “Single/Single” Saturday night at 8 on Cinema One, the housemates played by Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli get into yet another squabble when the sexy Tricci returns to throw a monkey wrench into their turbulent relationship. Pepe Diokno directs.


‘Wheels TV’

At 10 a.m. Saturday, “Wheels TV” on ABS-CBN Sports + Action channel features Peugot’s newest executive sedan, the luxurious and sporty 508, the Hyundai Tucson, and Shell V-Power Nitro+.

Heroes on Wheels

Primer Group’s advocacy arm, Center for Outdoor Recreation and Expedition (CORE), has partnered with Doctors to the Barrio to distribute bicycles to 10 doctors in remote areas under its Heroes on Wheels campaign. The bikes help the doctors reach heretofore inaccessible areas to provide residents’ healthcare needs.

‘Modern Living TV’

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At 10 a.m. today on ANC, “Modern Living TV” focuses on the flower boutique, Te Amo Floristeria; the artisanal objects and furniture at the Craftsmith Living Store in Makati, and Engineering for Kids’ alternative learning courses.

TAGS: Mabuhay Restop, Matteo Guidicelli, Modern Living TV, Pope Francis, Shaina Magdayao, Single/Single, Wheels TV

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