Sinag Maynila 2017 Opening Ceremonies


Sinag Maynila 2017 continued its opening festivities with an intimate afternoon gala at the Sky Park of SM Aura Premier in Taguig. In attendance were representatives of the nominated films, executives from Solar Entertainment Corporation, and members of the Japan Foundation. The event was hosted by reporter and former beauty queen Patricia … Continue reading

Direk Brillante Mendoza Conducts Free Film Appreciation Workshop


This year’s Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival commenced with a free screening of Brillante Mendoza‘s award-winning film, Ma’ Rosa, held in SM Megamall Cinema 5. More than a hundred film students and enthusiasts attended the event and received the masterpiece with thunderous applause. The screening was followed by a 20-minute documentary on the making of Ma’ … Continue reading

“Reflections” is Sinag Maynila 2017’s Opening Film


After a successful run at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) held last year, The Asian Three-Fold Mirror 2016: Reflections series will serve as the official opening film of this year’s Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival. This co-production by TIFF and the Japan Foundation Asia Center is a triptych of compelling stories set … Continue reading