This Weekend


Celebrate Ishmael Bernal’s birth month with these special screenings by the UP Film Institute

To celebrate the centennial year of Philippine cinema and the birth month of National Artist for film Ishmael Bernal, the UP Film Institute will be holding special screenings of two of his films: namely El Vibora and Tisoy.

Want to get into wood carving? Here’s a workshop for you

If you’d like to get into wood carving, spend your weekend at The Pineapple Lab! In collaboration with raw.tura, the art gallery will be offering workshops on relief carving practiced through rotational pattern carving or relief carving of a leaf to carving in the round technique.

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Look back at the beginnings of Philippine cinema through this lecture

In the second lecture of HIGHLIGHTS, Nick Deocampo explores the rise of production houses in the country through LVN Studios and the State of Post-War Cinema. Here, he explores the how 50s cinema expressed different aspects of life during the Japanese Occupation.

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Explore the evolution of tea wares and cultures through this exhibit

Explore the evolution of tea wares, traditions, and cultures from China, Japan, England, and the Philippines through KISSAKO: A Teaware Exhibit. KISSAKO hopes to showcase the inclusivity and openness of tea that extends to the myriad of shape, size, design, and usage of tea wares and implements.

The exhibit will feature works from potters such as Iori Espiritu, Marco Rosario, Ella Mendoza, Rosa Mirasol, Mark Platon, Catherine Choachuy, Alyssa Kangleon, Maryann Uy, and Sheryl Ebon-Martinez; and tea wares by master potters Jon & Tessy Pettyjohn, Pablo Capati, Joey de Castro, and guest potter Sonny Cruz