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ICOMM: Moving Beyond Boundaries

 

 Proving that truly, excellence is their passion, Colegio de San Juan de Letran’s Institute of Communication continuous to regain its glory. Over the past years, The Institute of Communication, collectively known as ICOMM continues to unfold and spread its capabilities towards the boundary of greatness. Unfolding truths and telling stories in every angle of day-to-day experience in the real world and the world of fiction by touching people’s lives through the Institute’s creative masterpieces in the field of documentaries and short films. The institute proves that in whatever condition one may be, it doesn’t affect anything as long as you’re […]

9TH INTERNATIONAL SILENT FILM FESTIVAL

Austrian film Orlacs Hände at the 9th International Silent Film Festival in Manila

 

 Dubbed as the only one of its kind in Asia, the 9th  International Silent Film Festival in Manila welcomed its new member–Austrian film Orlacs Hände (The Hands of Orlac), the 1924 horror film based from Maurice Renard’s novel and directed by Robert Wiene. The film featured Paul Orlac, a world famous pianist whose hands are the tools of his trade and his wife’s favorite part of his body, are mangled in a horrific train accident. His wife seeks the help of a surgeon to try and save Orlac’s hands. Eventually, the surgeon transplants the hands of a recently executed murderer. […]

CINEFILIPINO 2015 FINALISTS WITH HEAD OF COMPETITION DIREK JOEY JAVIER REYES AND EXECUTIVE-IN-CHARGE AND FESTIVAL DIRECTOR MADONNA TARRAYO

CineFilipino 2015 announces top picks for 2016 Film Festival showing

 

 “Maraming nagsasabe, ‘Naku ang dami-dami ng film festivals sa ating bansa’. Ang sabe ko, ‘Ano’ng masama dun?’ Anon’g masama kung marami tayong film festival sa ating bansa? Sa katunayan ang dami-dami mang film festival pero iisang uri lamang ng mga pelikula ang pinapanood ng mas marami. Siguro sa pamamagitan ng mga film festival na ito, mas mabubuksan natin ang pananaw at kaisipan ng mas maraming manonood na Pilipino na ma-appreciate ang mga alternatibong uri ng pelikula na gawa ng mga mas magagaling at mas batang filmmakers.” (A lot of people are saying, ‘There are too many film festivals in the country already’. […]