Japanese Animation Classics to be showcased in the 14th International Silent Film Festival Manila

Text and photos courtesy by The Japan Foundation, Manila Japan’s film lineup includes the oldest Japanese Animated short film straight from the National Film Archives of Japan (NFAJ) collection. The Japan Foundation, Manila pays tribute to the foundations of Japanese animation by featuring classic animated works in the upcoming 14th International Silent Film Festival Manila…

Live-action Mazinger Z-inspired film headlines the 2020 Japanese Film Festival in the Philippines

The Japan Foundation, Manila kicks off its first digital edition of the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) with an drive-in cinema experience at the SM Mall of Asia with a ode to a manga and anime classic. Festival opening film Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar 前田建設ファンタジー営業部 (2020, 115 mins) follows the journey…

Best of Filipino Filmmaking Highlighted in 3rd European Philippine International Film Festival goes virtual

Text and photos by EPIFF The EPIFF (European Philippine International Film Festival) will hold its third edition this 2020 online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded by renowned filmmakers, Ruben Soriquez and Maurizio Baldini, and in partnership with the Philippine Italian Association (PIA), the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI)PI under the auspices…