Here are the full-length movies in Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival 2019

Ahead of the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival in August, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) announced on Tuesday the 10 full-length films that will be screened during the celebrated indie film fest. This year’s edition will be held from Aug. 2 to 13, with screenings in CCP, various cinemas in Manila, and other ...

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Fil-Am musical ‘Felix Starro’ to premiere off-Broadway in August 

Fil-Am musical ‘Felix Starro’ to premiere off-Broadway in August 

A musical written, directed, and starring Filipinos is set to open off-Broadway in August. The Ma-Yi Theater Company announced today that Filipino actors Alan Ariano and Nacho...

Cinema ’76 Film Society pays tribute to actor Eddie Garcia with film festival

Cinema ’76 Film Society pays tribute to actor Eddie Garcia with film festival

Micro-cinema Cinema ’76 Film Society pays tribute to the late Eddie Garcia, one of the Philippine entertainment industry’s most prolific actors, by screening three of...

Filipino and Chinese Marvel superheroes clash in territorial dispute

Filipino and Chinese Marvel superheroes clash in territorial dispute

Things just got real. Filmmaker and Marvel comic book writer Greg Pak shared a preview on Friday of War of the Realms: New Agents of Atlas #1 and it all seemed a little too real....

This new Quezon City guidebook is an informative and beautifully designed addition to your coffee table

This new Quezon City guidebook is an informative and beautifully designed addition to your coffee table

It can be overwhelming to explore Quezon City — not only is it the biggest city in Metro Manila (in terms of population), but it’s also notorious for not having a...

Visita Iglesia Stops: These amazingly beautiful Philippine churches are worth a visit this Holy Week

Visita Iglesia Stops: These amazingly beautiful Philippine churches are worth a visit this Holy Week

While Holy Week has, for some, become a secular holiday that yields the opportunity for a long vacation away from home, many Filipinos still stick to religious customs —...

Incoming: New YA novel ‘Patron Saints of Nothing’ is a coming-of-age story set in Duterte’s drug war 

Incoming: New YA novel ‘Patron Saints of Nothing’ is a coming-of-age story set in Duterte’s drug war 

President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly drug war has been discussed in TV shows and films since it launched in 2016, and now, it has also become the backdrop for an upcoming...

Say ‘hello’ to Wave, the newest Filipina Marvel superhero

Say ‘hello’ to Wave, the newest Filipina Marvel superhero

Filipinos have been eagerly waiting for comic book giant Marvel’s reveal of its new Filipina character Wave ever since it was first announced last month and finally,...

The National Planetarium is offering free full-dome shows for all women (including trans women) tomorrow

The National Planetarium is offering free full-dome shows for all women (including trans women) tomorrow

To mark National Women’s Month, the National Planetarium at Rizal Park is offering free full-dome shows to all women visitors tomorrow, AKA International Women’s...

Incoming: Art in the Park, an outdoor art show with (relatively) affordable artwork

Incoming: Art in the Park, an outdoor art show with (relatively) affordable artwork

Art Fair 2019 just concluded — we found it to be an immersive, relatively comprehensive look into the local art scene, but for those who have just started buying artwork,...


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Coconuts Manila Arts

For reviews, previews and the latest happenings in the Manila arts scene, head on to the Coconuts Manila arts section. Manila is home to interesting Filipino artists who are more than willing to share their insights and creative process. We love chatting up with painters or film makers who give us a more in-depth look into their work. We also have listings of must-see exhibits, must-watch plays and must-catch gigs. The writers of Coconuts Manila are avid supporters of local artists, and we always try to spread the word about their work.