How the surfer flick ‘Apocalypse Child’ is redefining Filipino cinema

24 June 2016, 10:21 am

Apocalypse Child, from Filipino director Mario Cornejo, takes place in the beautiful surf town of Baler, where Francis Ford Coppola filmed his Vietnam epic Apocalypse ... We talked about redefining Filipino cinema and why it’s sometimes better to believe ...... Read More »

At least 25 people injured in tear gas attack in SW German town

23 June 2016, 10:13 pm

An armed man entered a cinema in the southwest German town of Viernheim Thursday, then fired in the air and launched a tear gas attack, leaving at least 25 people injured. Photos taken on June 23, 2016 shows the outside view of the cinema complex where an ...... Read More »

Germany: suspect in cinema incident dead, no others injured

23 June 2016, 9:31 am

Cinema employee Guri Blakaj ... Michigan veteran: Medal of Honor belongs to helicopter crew A Vietnam War helicopter pilot who will receive the nation's highest military honor for saving the lives of dozens of troops says it is a "great honor" that ...... Read More »

Vietnam, RoK cooperate in cinema

23 June 2016, 12:35 am

The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) and the Vietnam Cinema Department signed a minutes to develop cinema in the respective countries during a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Vuong Duy Bien hailed the modern ...... Read More »

Interview: Gordon Quinn on 50th Anniversary of Kartemquin Films

22 June 2016, 4:51 am

But that was just a crossroads, because the journey continued with “Vietnam, Long Time Coming” (1998), “Stevie ... [directed by Joyce Chopra & Richard Leacock]. It was pure cinema veríté, about these quintuplets that were born to this North ...... Read More »

Films From Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand And Vietnam Join The Lineup At New York Festival

21 June 2016, 8:49 pm

In this festival, there are seven films from Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; that is within shouting distance ... executive director of Subway Cinema (which produces the festival with the Film Society of Lincoln Centre) and lead programmer ...... Read More »

New York Asian Film Festival Is Having a Southeast Asian Moment

21 June 2016, 11:12 am

In this festival, there are seven films from Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; that’s within shouting distance ... executive director of Subway Cinema (which produces the festival with the Film Society of Lincoln Center) and lead programme ...... Read More »

Veteran actress directs first movie

20 June 2016, 3:10 pm

Two Vietnamese veteran actors Hoàng Phúc and Ngọc Hiệp will also return to the cinema after a long break. The Island of Aliens was penned by author Tiến in 1992. It was translated into French and English. Famed writer Nguyễn Quang Lập wrote the ...... Read More »

Third World Premieres fest set in Manila

20 June 2016, 5:11 am

Vietnam is the country of honor this year ... “We’re also happy that the entries in the Filipino New Cinema section showed qualitative difference,” said Santos. The section features Sunshine Lichauco-de Leon and Suzanne Richardonne’s “Curiosity ...... Read More »

Vietnam cinema venture to boost PPB earnings

10 May 2016, 1:00 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: PPB Group Bhd, which has set aside RM161mil over three years to expand its entertainment business, expects its cinema investment in Vietnam to double its profit contribution for the current year compared to 2015. PPB, with its main business ...... Read More »

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