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St. Paul University QC to hold movie gala premiere

The St. Paul University Quezon City, in partnership with Optimus Minds Training and Development Center, will have a gala premiere screening the movie, Ang Kamanghangmanghang Bakasyon ni Juan on December 12, 2014 Friday at SM North EDSA.

The film is produced by Sinehan Advocacy Media Projects, Inc. and is directed by Crisaldo Pablo.

The movie tackles environmental issues and attempts to offer simple solutions to preserve the environment. It also features environment-friendly products as a safer alternative to the otherwise harmful products we use in our everyday life. The movie also emphasizes nature-appreciation and saving ecologically valuable natural areas. Through this movie, SPUQC hopes to educate the youth by conveying this message: The Preservation of the Planet is the Responsibility of Every Individual.

The Ang Kamanghangmanghang Bakasyon ni Juan was filmed and shot entirely on the campus of St. Paul University-QC. The university’s high school students are its main cast with cameo appearances by some of its teachers. Local film actors, like Maey Bautista of GMA Network, are also in this movie.

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You may reach St. Paul University at their website: http://www.spuqc.edu.ph. They are also on Twitter [ twitter.com/spuqc1946 ] and Facebook [ facebook.com/spuqc.alumni ]

Reference:
The Philippine Daily Inquirer, Learning. December 9 2014

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Laughing Your Way To the Cinema: 13th Israeli Film Festival in Manila

In partnership with the FDCP’s (Film Development Council of the Philippines) Film Cultural Exchange Program, Ayala Malls and Greenbelt Cinema, the 13th Israeli Film Festival will be held at Greenbelt Cinema 3, Makati City from November 5-6 2014. The film festival will feature eight (8) films of heart warming comedy.

Admission is FREE.

Israeli Ambassador Effie Ben Matityau quips “Humor is one of the strongest trademarks of the Israeli society and the Jewish World. Humor is the best universal language that we all understand. The film festival is an opportunity for all of us, Israelis and Filipinos, to laugh together”.

Movie Highlights include:

Hunting Elephants - Starring British actor Patrick Stewart, the 2013 film revolves around the adventures and misadventures behind a bank robbery for revenge. 
Hunting Elephants – Starring British actor Patrick Stewart, the 2013 film revolves around the adventures and misadventures behind a bank robbery for revenge.
Up the Wrong Tree – By Israeli Filmmaker Gur Bentwich, the film centers on a personal and social protest to bring back a man's lost love and his dog.
Up the Wrong Tree – By Israeli Filmmaker Gur Bentwich, the film centers on a personal and social protest to bring back a man’s lost love and his dog.
The Matchmaker – a 2010 film attempts to unravel the tricky trade of matchmaking and the thrill of first love.
The Matchmaker – a 2010 film unravels the tricky trade of matchmaking and the thrill of first love.

Other Movies include:

Alex is Lovesick
Total Love
The Big Dig
Pick a Card
A Matter of Size

For more information, please visit the Israel Embassy’s Facebook page (Israel in the Philippines) and their Twitter account (@IsraelinPH). Make sure to secure your seats at http://www.sureseats.com.

I hope to see you there! Enjoy the rest of the show folks!