CCP Arthouse Cinema screens LGBT films
LIFE and the struggles of the LGBTQIA+ community is at the center of the special screening of selected films by Cinemalaya and Gawad Altenatibo which will be screened on June 10, at 2 p.m., at Tanghalang Manuel Conde. Celebrate Pride Month with Eduardo Roy’s F#@*woodpresented back to back with short films My family by Cha Roque and Blue is not my favorite color by Vahn Leinard Pascual. F#@*Wood follows two seasoned beauty pageant contenders who live in a world where putting on their bikini briefs is the easiest way to fame and fortune – until an ex-lover threatens to expose them and shock their social media followers. My family is an animated short about the struggles and triumphs of a lesbian family seen through the eyes of a child. An animated documentary short film, Blue is not my favorite color centers on a family photo album that becomes an animated journey for an only child reflecting his parents’ belief that a color could influence his gender preference. Interested spectators can pre-register via this link: https://bit.ly/3zcwYW1. Vaccination ID card and wearing of face masks are required for those who will be supervising. Everyone is advised to follow safety protocols at all times while on site.
of the GMA network The false life series
GMA Entertainment Group’s Latest Afternoon Prime DealThe false life, directed by Adolf Alix Jr., stars Ariel Rivera, Sid Lucero and Beauty Gonzalez. Childhood friends Onats (Rivera) and Cindy (Gonzalez), were inseparable as kids. But when Onat’s violent father became too violent, he left, found work in the market and continued his studies. Years later, he crosses paths with Cindy and meets her boyfriend, Mark (Lucero), who ends up leaving her. The two friends rekindle a new flame, get married, have two children. Then Mark returns and puts a strain on their seemingly perfect relationship. Secrets are revealed on the surface, lies are exposed and Onats finds himself living a false life. The false life broadcast on weeknights after Raising Mom on GMA Afternoon Prime.
Stars Play Star Magic 30 All-Star Games
STAR MAGIC artists practice their favorite sports as KTX.PH broadcasts the star-studded celebrity sporting event, Star Magic 30 Star Games from June 11 to 26. There is the basketball match between the Star Magic Dream Team led by Donny Pangilinan, Ronnie Alonte and Elmo Magalona and the Showtime Team of Vhong Navarro, Ogie Alcasid and Ion Perez (P249). Star Hunt basketball teams A and B face off in a friendly game (P199). There is intense volleyball action between Star Magic Lady Spikers led by Andrea Brillantes, Vivoree Esclito and Analain Salvador and Team Star Hunt led by Missy Quiño, Abi Kassem and Mikha Lim (P199). In badminton matches (P199), see how Daniel Padilla wins the men’s doubles with Neil Coleta, while Gello Marquez and Naomi Suello win the mixed doubles. Meanwhile, fans can catch Tournament Golf (P199), a new addition to this year’s All-Star Games, where select Star Magic performers swing their clubs and aim for a hole-in-one. For tickets, visit www.ktx.ph.
The Search for the Pinoy K-pop Star
TEN contestants are vying for the chance to be called Pinoy K-Pop Star when they compete at SM Mall of Asia’s Music Hall on July 16 to be the representative of the Philippines at Changwon K-Pop World Festival 2022. The contest is open to a solo, duo or group of singers and dancers, aged 18 and over at the time of the competition. Participants under the age of 18 may participate by submitting a waiver from their parent or authorized guardian. Entrants must be residents and citizens of the Philippines and must perform a K-Pop song from 2020 to 2022. Full contest guidelines are available on the official Korean Cultural Center (KCC) social media sites and via www.tinyurl.com/2022PKSInfo. The registration deadline is June 26. The overall winner in the Vocal category, and the overall winner and runner-up in the Performance category will be the official representatives of the Philippines at Changwon K-Pop Festival 2022. Besides the chance to represent the Philippines, the winner will also receive 50,000 pesos; second place and third place will receive 30,000 P and 20,000 P respectively.
Gio Marlo releases a new single
SINGER-SONGSETR Gio Marlo releases his new single “Bakit Baabout heartbreak after the girl of their dreams finds someone else. The new track follows Marlo’s 2021 single “Akala.” “Bakit Ba” is included on Spotify Fresh Finds PH Playlist and is available to stream on all digital platforms.