The Newest Local Film Festival Sinag Maynila Kicks Off this March

Internationally acclaimed film director Brilliante Mendoza and Solar Entertainment CEO Wilson Tieng worked together to launch Sinag Maynila, a new local film festival. For its first year, Sinag Maynila will feature five films set against the backdrop of the country’s social issues: “Balut Country” by Paul Sta. Ana, “Bambanti” by Zig Dulay, “Imbisibol” by Lawrence Fajardo, “Ninja Party” by Jim Libiran, and “Swap” by Rempton Zuasola. The festival will run from March 18 to 24, 2015 at SM Cinema Megamall, SM Cinema North EDSA, SM Cinema Manila, SM Cinema Fairview,…

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Pro Earth Run 2015: Run the Race for Mother Earth

In its Global Climate Risk Index 2015, German watch listed the Philippines as one of the countries most affected by extreme weather events in 2013. It also reconfirmed that “less developed countries are generally more affected [by extreme weather] than industrialized countries, and forewarned that “if mitigation efforts are not immediately taken, the world will continue heading down the path towards dangerous climate change.” Is it a downward spiral from here? Prayerfully, NO. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” said Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu. So is…

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