Tagged: country: philippines
Over three years, director Alexandra Cuerdo focused her documentary Ulam (which translates to “main dish” in Tagalog) on several Filipino-American chefs and restaurant owners working to make Philippine cuisine better known and appreciated.
For the current on-going edition of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, I put together a list of movies from -almost- all the countries participating in the event.
Alberto Arvelo’s El Libertador ft. Edgar Ramirez Jerrold Tarog’s Heneral Luna ft. John Arcilla
A little orphan girl and a blind street musician travel to the city, so she can get herself a mother.
There are a lot of movie all over the world, some left in distribution limbo, some others left unsubtitled, so this is my attempt at making some sort of comprehensive list of what I thought was great… with some surprises, like last year.
Surprises? Upsets? Some missing?
Kids who live and work in a trash heap find a mysterious package they must hide from the police.
So now I ask for forgiveness from those who don’t understand. I understand you.
This Filipino chart-topper uses poetry and a great pop melody for its message of acceptance and anti-homophobia.
The event of the week is the beginning of the Shanghai International Film Festival, starting on June 16th and ending the 24th, showcasing a broad variety of films… including A LOT of Japanese films in its different programs.