Reviews: ‘Beast’ and other films at Adelaide’s international film festival

Reviews:  ‘Beast’ and other films at Adelaide’s international film festival

Ed’s Notes: We thank the organisers and media team (Mark McGowan and Cat Campbell) of the recently concluded Adelaide Film Festival (15-25 October 2015) for the media accreditation of The Filipino Australian. The film festival was packed with 72 projects and more than 180 films from 51 participating countries which made movie watching, let alone […]

Sydney Film Festival: Australian film producer Liz Watts heads jury to select winner from 12 titles

Sydney Film Festival: Australian film producer Liz Watts heads jury to select winner from 12 titles

SYDNEY FILM Festival organisers announced on Wednesday the 2015 Official Competition panel to judge the 12 titles in the festival’s Official Competition and award the Sydney Film Prize and $60,000 cash to the winner.
Sydney Film Festival 2014 Opening Night, State Theatre. [Photo: SFF]
The Jury President is renowned Australian film producer Liz Watts. The other jury […]

Sydney Film Festival promises exciting season of cinema

Sydney Film Festival promises exciting season of cinema

Now in its 62nd year, the Sydney Film Festival will offer Sydneysiders an exciting season of cinema with premieres, red-carpet openings, panel discussions, international guests and a variety of world-class movies.
A scene at Australia’s local production Ruben Guthrie, Brendan Cowell’s directorial debut – starring Patrick Brammall, Alex Dimitriades, Abbey Lee, Robyn Nevin and Jack Thompson. […]

Pinky Amador in Sydney sharing her stories

Pinky Amador in Sydney sharing her stories

Pinky Amador is here in Sydney as a guest artist to generate ideas for the theatre development project to tell the Filipino Australian Migration stories. Because many collaborators of this project are second generation Filipinos and don’t know much Tagalog or about the culture any more, she serves as the link. […]

Kate Ceberano’s touch of magic at Adelaide’s Cabaret Fest

With ‘Pinoy talent’ as the anchor for the innate cultural pride that always fires up curious excitement to search for more of them, Kate Ceberano was then sought for a number of questions. In a letter interview with Kate facilitated by Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s Publicity Executive Alex Schulz, […]

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

Filipino films hit a punch at the Adelaide Film Festival

It’s festival time in my home city and I would have missed out on two sensational films were it not for Romy Cayabyab, editor and publisher of The Filipino Australian. Romy contacted me from Sydney and put me in touch with the Film Festival committee for an interview with the director and creator of one of the two Filipino movie entries – noted Indie American film maker John Sayles […]