Filipino cinema

moira lang filmmaker shot on location at art fair philippines 2024
Filmmaker Moira Lang isn’t on Letterboxd but she’ll still tell you what’s worth watching if you ask

At her “No Showing” film space at Art Fair Philippines, Moira talks about the value of seemingly inconsequential conversations, why word of mouth trumps critics’ reviews, and the case for lowering movie ticket prices

Lone copy of Ishmael Bernal’s controversial 1985 film ‘Gamitin Mo Ako’ screens for the first time in years

The movie by the National Artist for Film based on the screenplay by National Artist for Theater and Literature Rolando Tinio will be shown on Sep. 18 at Cinematheque Manila

‘The Moises Padilla Story’ has been restored in 4K and will premiere this September

Gerardo de León’s “The Moises Padilla Story” is a biopic about a provincial mayoral candidate who was tortured and murdered by a political rival

john lloyd cruz in lav diaz’s history of ha talking to his puppet Ha
Lav Diaz’s new 4hr film stars mustachioed John Lloyd Cruz as a 1950s ventriloquist/disillusioned Marxist

“History of Ha” (Historya ni Ha) will premiere at the British Film Institute London Festival in October