Thy Womb - updates

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3 PH films to be screened at 1st Venice Film Festival in Manila

Jul 13, 2017 - 10:45 AM

Ang Babaeng Humayo Jay and Thy Womb will be shown at the film festival

#PugadBaboy: Film as high art

Feb 26, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Lovi Poe in sad, radiant 'Sana Dati'

Sep 25, 2013 - 9:14 PM

Jerrold Tarog s quiet heartbreaker starring daughter of FPJ opens in September

CINEMA AS HEARTBREAKER. Lovi as the film's light. Image from 'Sana Dati's' Facebook

Erik Matti surprised 'Transit' chosen for Oscars

Sep 23, 2013 - 11:24 PM

On the Job director on the Film Academy of the Philippines decision

POLITICALLY CHARGED ACTION. Matti's 'OTJ' was one of 3 finalists for FAP's consideration. Photo: ABS-CBN

Nora Aunor’s continuing diversity

Jun 24, 2013 - 6:08 PM

The actress shines anew Will the singer please rise?

SUPERSTAR. Nora Aunor at a set for an interview in Manila. Photo by John Javellana

Nora Aunor, Eddie Garcia win at Asian Film Awards

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Aunor is Best Actress for her role in Thy Womb while Garcia is Best Actor for Bwakaw

BEST ACTORS. Nora Aunor and Eddie Garcia bolster Pinoy pride after winning top acting honors at the 7th Asian Film Awards. Photo from 'Thy Womb' Facebook page

Exploring what makes a Filipino tick (Part 4)

Jan 27, 2013 - 1:28 PM

Two artists are exploring the national psyche in fresh and different ways Carlos Celdran is a performance artist who leads walking tours around Manila’s historic areas Dante Mendoza is an independent filmmaker who uses ‘ultra realistic’ docudramas to portray social issues

SOCIAL MEDIA-SAVVY. Technology will help today's generation of Pinoys evolve their own identity. All photos by Andy Maluche

Exploring what makes a Filipino tick (Part 3)

Jan 25, 2013 - 10:04 PM

Two artists are exploring the national psyche in fresh and different ways Carlos Celdran is a performance artist who leads walking tours around Manila’s historic areas Dante Mendoza is an independent filmmaker who uses ‘ultra realistic’ docudramas to portray social issues

MIXED RACE, LIKE IT OR NOT. For Carlos Celdran, 'Our originality is in the mixture.' All photos by Andy Maluche

The indie filmmaker’s savior: call center generation

Jan 19, 2013 - 10:54 AM

Indie filmmakers and the call center generation should work hand in hand in finally solving the search for the great Filipino audience and this era’s Great Filipino Film

One More Try, and then what?

Jan 06, 2013 - 6:09 PM

Here is our take on the controversy surrounding the MMFF Best Picture and Best Screenplay winner

INSPIRED BY A FOREIGN FILM? Perhaps, but there are precedents. Photo from the 'One More Try' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'The Strangers'

Dec 29, 2012 - 5:37 PM

The small horror film in the Christmas season is not bad at all

Image from the 'The Strangers' Facebook page

Fashion at the MMFF red carpet

Dec 29, 2012 - 4:51 PM

Photos from the Rappler coverage of the last big movie extravaganza of the year

'SOSY' STYLE. 'Sosy Problems' actress Rhian Ramos in a Mark Bumgarner creation. All photos by Andrew Robles

MMFF review: 'El Presidente'

Dec 29, 2012 - 4:00 PM

A grand film that sadly falls short of expectations

Image from the 'El Presidente' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'Sosy Problems'

Dec 29, 2012 - 9:52 AM

The film surprises with a good story and equally good acting

Image from the 'Sosy Problems' Facebook page

Nora Aunor wins 8th MMFF Best Actress award for 'Thy Womb'

Dec 27, 2012 - 10:19 PM

Mendoza also bagged the Best Director award for the movie

MMFF review: 'Si Agimat, Si Enteng, at Si Ako'

Dec 27, 2012 - 9:50 AM

Commercials in a film? Yes in this movie

Image from the 'Si Enteng, Si Agimat, at Si Ako' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'The Invasion: Shake, Rattle & Roll IV'

Dec 27, 2012 - 8:45 AM

A trilogy of scary films — some more than others

Image from the 'Shake, Rattle & Roll 14' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'Thy Womb'

Dec 26, 2012 - 7:16 AM

A film on culture with beautiful scenery and outstanding actors Is it for you?

Image from the 'Thy Womb' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'One More Try' -- Try harder

Dec 26, 2012 - 7:01 AM

What is true love worth? This film aims to answer the question

Image from the 'One More Try' Facebook page

MMFF review: 'Sisterakas'

Dec 26, 2012 - 6:43 AM

Is this your kind of comedy? Read the review to find out

Image from the 'Sisterakas' Facebook page

To watch or not to watch: The 38th Metro Manila Film Festival

Dec 24, 2012 - 11:02 AM

Here are suggestions on which films deserve your money s worth

CHRISTMAS SEASON, PINOY FILMS. It's that time of the year, and we give our suggestions on which you should see no matter what — and which might be better seen on DVD. Image from the official MMFF Facebook page

Thy Womb: Brillante Mendoza’s finest

Dec 15, 2012 - 5:16 PM

The award winning film is also part of this year s Metro Manila Film Festival

STRENGTH OF A WOMAN. Brillante Mendoza's 'Thy Womb' reveals the beauty of Tawi-Tawi, the life of the Badjaos and the capacity of a woman to love. All images courtesy of Centerstage Productions Inc


Dec 12, 2012 - 12:25 PM

Get to know one of today s most promising — and sexiest — young actresses

SHE'S AFRAID OF HEIGHTS. But Lovi Poe says she may just give in to peer pressure and give anything that defies her fear a try

Brillante Mendoza wins critics award in Venice

Sep 08, 2012 - 6:42 PM

Filipino director Brillante Mendoza won the La Navicella Venezia Cinema at the Venice film festival for his new movie Thy Womb

Brillante Mendoza: Reality in film

Jul 23, 2012 - 8:41 AM

The internationally acclaimed filmmaker tackles reality head on

DIREK BRILLANTE MENDOZA. Photography by Cholo dela Vega. Grooming by Georginna Desuasido.

Nora Aunor, Brillante Mendoza wrap up Tawi-Tawi shoot

Apr 29, 2012 - 7:08 PM

The country s superstar stayed close to 2 weeks in Tawi Tawi to shoot her indie film

DOWN SOUTH. Superstar Nora Aunor poses with Tawi-Tawi Vice-Governor Ruby Sahali before the shooting of indie flim "Thy Womb" directed by Brillante Mendoza. (Photo courtesy of Vice-Gov Ruby Sahali)