Slate @ the 20th French Film Festival Opening Night

The Slate Team was invited to attend the opening night of the 20th French Film Festival in Manila at Greenbelt, Makati. For 20 years, they have not only been bringing some of the best French films to Manila, but also shedding light on Philippine cinema as well. Opening night started with a screening of La … Continue reading

Found: Chill Pill Ice Cream

This year is off to a refreshing start! Thanks to Chill Pill Ice Cream, some of the Slate team members experienced their first ever ice cream social (yes, we couldn’t believe there was such a thing). The Chill Pill Farmacists, Patricia Flores and Maris Flores, held this delightfully intimate top-secret ice cream taste test, inviting … Continue reading

Slate 2015 Call for Submissions Now Open!

Get the chance to be published in the Slate 2015 Planner alongside one of New York’s finest visual artists – we’ll not say who it is for now! We’ll keep this as our 5th birthday secret! 😉 Anyhoo, if you’re new to this, every year, the Slate Team opens up spaces in the Slate Planner … Continue reading

15th Eiga Sai: Japan Film Fest 2014

July is Philippine-Japan Friendship Month and to kickstart the celebrations, Japan Foundation Manila (JFM) holds the annual Eiga Sai. On its 15th year already, this year’s theme is  “Family”, and The JFM is presenting 16 contemporary Japanese films that deal with various stories of families. All films will be shown with English subtitles. MANILA – Shang Cineplex … Continue reading

Fête dela Musique Philippines 2014!

Fête dela Musique Philippines! Fête dela Musique Philippines! June 21st! June 21st! We cannot say anymore as we are jumping with exuberant excitement, but just that it’s Fête dela Musique’s 20th anniversary in Manila. We’re thinking this is all you need to know. If we get updated, you’ll get updated so watch this space!     Images … Continue reading

19th French Film Festival Manila

Sound the alarm! French film fest is here and that only means, the rest of the film festivals are in tow. Aside from its usual French film fare, this festival also celebrates our Independence Day on June 12 by screening local masterpieces that have been screened at the Cannes Film Festival: Lino Brocka’s “Maynila sa mga … Continue reading

Nihongo Fiesta 2014

A lot of things coming up this weekend! This February 22-23, the Japan Foundation Manila is holding the 2014 Nihongo Fiesta. Learn more about the Nihongo culture through their various events during this 2-day celebration including the 41st Nihongo Speech Contest, as well as the 6th Nihongo Quiz Bee for High School Students.  What we’re … Continue reading

Art Fair Philippines 2014

Coming from its success last year, Art Fair Philippines will again transform an urban carpark into one giant collection that will showcase the best in modern and contemporary Philippine visual art.  This year, it will feature 28 Filipino foremost contemporary art galleries and seven solo exhibitions by Filipino visual artists. Last year was such an overwhelming experience for … Continue reading

8th Spring Film Festival (2014)

The Ateneo de Manila University Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies, together with Confucius Institute and Credit Suisse, with the cooperation of Ateneo Celadon and Shangri-La Plaza, once again brings you the Spring Film Festival this January 24 to February 2, 2014. The festival is now on its 8th run in the country. The Spring … Continue reading

Cinema One Originals Festival 2013

There are usually fewer film festivals by the latter part of the year, but one notable festival we celebrate is our very own Cinema One Originals. It’s the independent digital film festival annually produced by Cinema One, one of the cable channels of ABS-CBN. The exciting new batch of local independent films will be showing on November … Continue reading