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Ricky Lee to hold free online writing workshops during Luzon lockdown

Mar 22, 2020 - 8:37 PM

The free online workshops are scheduled on April 8, 15, and 22

RICKY LEE. The veteran screenwriter will be holding free online workshops. Rappler Screenshot

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Meryll Soriano, Suzette Ranillo, and Ricky Lee on 'Culion'

Dec 18, 2019 - 2:14 PM

The film is part of the 2019 Metro Manila Film Festival

For Ricky Lee, 'Himala,' the film he wrote during Martial Law, still relevant today

Sep 21, 2019 - 7:29 PM

The screenwriter recalls that he wrote the now-iconic film soon after he was released from prison for being a political activist during Martial Law

RICKY LEE. The writer recalls writing 'Himala' during Martial Law. Rappler Screenshot

Rappler Talk Entertainment: Ricky Lee on taking 'Himala' from screen to stage

Sep 20, 2019 - 10:55 AM

The veteran screenwriter and playwright talks about telling a well-known story in a new way

RICKY LEE. The veteran screenwriter talks about his famous work, 'Himala.' Rappler Screenshot

Ricky Lee's words to the PUP Class of 2019 is the pep talk our weary hearts need

May 10, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'Di mo kailangan making perpekto. You are never worthless. Huwag kang matakot magkamali. Langoy lang, lipad lang,' says the acclaimed writer

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Sandino Martin admits profound admiration for Nora Aunor, high regard for ‘Himala’

Feb 06, 2018 - 2:24 PM

The rising actor talks about how Nora Aunor has influenced his career

6 things you need to know about 'Himala: Isang Musikal'

Jan 22, 2018 - 1:00 PM

The iconic movie that starred Nora Aunor is now a stage play, with Aicelle Santos as its lead

Ateneo faculty, artists, writers condemn Kian delos Santos killing

Aug 21, 2017 - 2:54 PM

We denounce the state terror that President Duterte is unleashing upon the citizenry members of the Ateneo de Manila faculty say in a statement

GONE TOO YOUNG. Kian's uncle, Randy points the corner where the boy was shot. The bullet holes is visible with Kian's blood splattered around it. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Liza Diño: Resignations of 4 MMFF ExeCom members 'no joke'

Jul 10, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Liza says they have to ensure that the vision of the Metro Manila Film Festival is still being followed

Ex-MMFF ExeCom members explain why they left

Jul 05, 2017 - 1:51 PM

Ricky Lee Rolando Tolentino and Kara Magsanoc Alikpala say that the MMFF 2017 ExeCom put too much emphasis on commerce over art

3 MMFF ExeCom members resign after official entries announced

Jul 01, 2017 - 6:56 PM

UPDATED Rolando Tolentino Ricky Lee Kara Magsanoc Alikpala resign from the Metro Manila Film Festival Executive Committee

RESIGNED. Ricky Lee, Rolando Tolentino, and Kara Magsanoc Alikpala resign from the 2017 MMFF Executive Committee. Screengrabs from Facebook/ricky.leefull/rolando.tolentino, healthforall.ph

FULL LIST: Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino entries

Jun 30, 2017 - 11:20 PM

The Film Development Council of the Philippines announces the 12 films that will be shown during the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino in August

Ricky Lee releases new book 'Kung Alam N'yo Lang'

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The award winning screenwriter s latest book is a collection of 4 stories told from children s point of view

Ricky Lee and his latest book, 'Kung Alam N'yo Lang'

Ricky Lee to hold 15th film scriptwriting workshop

Jul 22, 2016 - 4:36 PM

After 14 years award winning screenwriter Ricky Lee is once again holding a free scriptwriting workshop

IN PHOTOS: Gawad Direk awards 2015

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:48 PM

This year 7 men and women are honored for their contributions to the film industry

Comrades, a love story in 'Lihis'

Aug 13, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Political cinema returns in the LGBT milieu with Lihis starring Joem Bascon and Jake Cuenca

RADICAL LOVE. Poster of Lamangan's second politically charged film this year

Edita B on LT portrayal: 'Nagulat ako'

Aug 12, 2013 - 10:16 AM

On Lorna Tolentino s remarkable job in Burgos: A Mother s Love

NUANCED TURN. Mrs. Burgos said she was amazed to see herself in LT's performance. Screen grab from YouTube (John Wong)

'Burgos': A film with a deep back story

Aug 10, 2013 - 1:07 PM

Edita Burgos story also highlights activist roots of filmmakers with nuanced turn by Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino

COMPELLING STORY. Edita Burgos with Lorna Tolentino and Rocco Nacino. Photo courtesy of CCP

'Burgos' marks Cinemalaya premiere

Aug 04, 2013 - 6:30 PM

CCP filmfest closes with a bang with Joel Lamangan s politically charged film starring Lorna Tolentino

LT'S 'FIRST INDIE.' Mrs. Burgos is all praise for Lorna's portrayal. Photo from the film's Facebook page

Dolphy's unwritten movie

Jul 14, 2012 - 5:04 PM

Lee said Dolphy wanted to work with him on a dramatic film and they couldn t help but laugh while developing the idea