The year has only started, but Filipinos are already bringing pride and making history in the film scene! Last January 29, two Filipino-directed films have bagged major awards at the recently concluded 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The first film is Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan’s The Headhunter’s Daughter, which won the Short Film Grand Jury Prize. […]
Sundance Film Festival has just selected ‘Excuse Me, Miss, Miss, Miss’ to be screened under the short film category — a first for the Philippines. ‘Excuse Me, Miss, Miss, Miss’ is a social satire about the plight of contractual workers in the country. Directed by Sonny Calvento, the 15-minute film tells the story of a miserable sales […]
“This is the story of my senior year in high school and how it destroyed my life,” so Greg said of his life in the highly acclaimed and award-winning movie based from the bestselling book by Jesse Andrews of the same title, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.”
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life.