A Trilogy of Love Stories Honors Bernardo Bernardo

Joy Belmonte and Boy Abunda Originals Present A Trilogy of Love Stories that features gender sensitive short films dedicated to the memory of Bernardo Bernardo who stars in one of the short films. The three short are Young Love (starring Lorenzo Santiago and Rahcir Tan), A Love Story in the Time of HIV (Christian Bables…

Star Cinema Brings Lav Diaz’s Award-Winning “Hele Sa Hiwagang Hapis” to Philippine Theaters

Star Cinema, the film production arm of ABS-CBN Corporation, is bringing the Berlinale Film Festival Silver Bear-winning “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” closer to the Filipino people through a nationwide screening starting Black Saturday, March 26. An eight-hour long epic, Lav Diaz’s internationally-acclaimed historical film  features two big names from ABS-CBN’s stable of stars – John…

ABS-CBN TFC Celebrates Milestone Victory of Lav Diaz, “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” at Berlinale

 In 2014, the five-and-a-half-hour epic “Mula Sa Kung Ano Ang Noon” (From What Is Before), a film helmed by multi-awarded Filipino director Lav Diaz about what happened to an isolated village when brutal militias roamed the countryside during the Marcos dictatorship, won the much coveted Golden Leopard prize at the Locarno International Film Festival in…