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Rappler PLUS briefing: Philippine press freedom through the film lens

Mar 07, 2020 - 10:14 AM

Award-winning filmmaker Ramona Diaz will discuss the production of her film A Thousand Cuts with Rappler PLUS members

Ramona Diaz's 'A Thousand Cuts': 'A risky film on free press, lawless regime'

Jan 26, 2020 - 2:30 PM

‘The film takes place in the Philippines but its central conflict, as you may imagine, reverberates far beyond that country’s border’

SUNDANCE PREMIERE. The documentary is screened at the Egyptian Theater. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Solution to online harassment? Regulation, says Sundance 2020 panel

Jan 26, 2020 - 9:01 AM

‘The tech platforms are saying ‘We don’t know what to do, or we're doing our best,’ but it's not enough,’ says Maria Ressa

Solutions: Rappler chief executive officer and executive editor Maria Ressa discuss solutions to prevent online harassment at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival's Truth to Power forum. With Ressa are New Yorker columnist Masha Gessen and Patrick Gaspard, Open Society Foundation president. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler.

Taylor Swift kicks off Sundance festival with 'Miss Americana'

Jan 25, 2020 - 9:59 AM

The Netflix documentary traces the career of the 30-year-old singer, from her beginnings in country music to international stardom

Ramona Diaz's documentary on Maria Ressa, Rappler to premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Dec 05, 2019 - 12:17 PM

'A Thousand Cuts' trails Rappler’s Maria Ressa and zooms in on the Philippines, where ‘the worldwide erosion of democracy, fueled by social media disinformation campaigns' is 'starkly evident'

PRESS FREEDOM. 'A Thousand Cuts' trails Rappler's Maria Ressa in a Philippines where the 'worldwide erosion of democracy, fueled by social media disinformation campaigns' is evident. Still from the film

Co-founder of Sundance Film Festival pleads guilty to child sex abuse

May 01, 2019 - 4:16 PM

Sterling Van Wagenen faces between 6 years and life in prison

How a vintage film format brought 'Apollo 11' back to life

Mar 11, 2019 - 2:09 PM

The film injects new life into the most famous space mission of all time, which transfixed the world from July 16-24, 1969

APOLLO 11. US Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin is shown walking near the Lunar Module 20 July 1969 during the Apollo 11 space mission. Visible as a reflection in Aldrin's visor is Neil Armstrong, the man who took the photo. Photo by NASA

Kristen Stewart says Trump was 'obsessed' with her

Jan 21, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The actress responds for the first time to Trump s criticisms on Twitter in 2012 made while he was a still a reality star on The Celebrity Apprentice

STEWART ON TRUMP. Actress Kristen Stewart attends the "Short program 1" during day 1 of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival at Prospector Square on January 19, 2017 in Park City, Utah. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Sundance Film Festival/AFP

‘The Witch’ tawarkan teror di balik gelapnya hutan

Aug 20, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Sutradara Robert Eggers dapat penghargaan Best Director untuk film The Witch dalam segmen US Dramatic di Festival Film Sundance 2015

'The Witch' disambut hangat oleh kritikus, dan mendapatkan skor 89% di Rotten Tomatoes.

'Whiplash' wins big at Sundance

Jan 27, 2014 - 10:51 AM

The highly acclaimed Whiplash by writer director Damien Chazelle wins both the grand jury and audience awards for US dramatic film

RECOGNITION. Director Damien Chazelle accepts the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic for the film “Whiplash” onstage at the Awards Night Ceremony at Basin Recreation Field House during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. AFP Photo

Beholding 'Metro Manila's' duality

Oct 10, 2013 - 1:29 PM

As with the metropolis it depicts there’s more than meets the eye in this Oscar contender

BLOODY GOOD. John Arcilla is a commanding presence. Photos: Chocolate Frog Films and Captive Cinema

Jake Macapagal finds his place in 'Metro Manila'

Aug 25, 2013 - 9:30 AM

The versatile actor switches roles from talent coordinator to lead actor in Metro Manila

CHAOS. Jake Macapagal and Althea Vega are husband and wife who find a bitter life. Photo: Captive Cinema Distribution

'Metro Manila:' Film poetry

Aug 21, 2013 - 5:56 PM

Film by British director Sean Ellis is the latest creative portrait of storied metropolis

MANILEÑO. Macapagal as the everyman in distress. Photos courtesy of Captive Cinema Distribution Inc

VIDEO: 'jOBS' first clip

Jan 29, 2013 - 11:55 AM

Missing Jobs? Watch the clip and tell us if Ashton Kutcher does justice to the role

HARD AT WORK. Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs and Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak busily working in the garage where Apple would be born. Photo from the Geek Tyrant Facebook page

'Metro Manila' bags award at Sundance

Jan 27, 2013 - 11:39 AM

Metro Manila a British Filipino production won the World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday January 26

Entertainment wRap: From Anna Karenina to Star Wars

Jan 26, 2013 - 5:59 PM

From Russians slamming the new Anna Karenina film to an angry Royal to the director of the 7th Star Wars movie this week s entertainment stories are as crazy as usual

TOO SKINNY to be Anna Karenina? That's what some Russian viewers think of Keira Knightley. Photo from the Anna Karenina Facebook fan page

VIDEO: Sundance shorts on YouTube

Jan 23, 2013 - 8:02 PM

Feel like you re in Sundance by watching these movies online

Image from the Sundance Film Festival Facebook page