Shakespeare compilation to open 10th Int’l Silent Film Festival

The British Council in the Philippines will be opening the 10th International Silent Film Festival this 25 August at Shangri-la Plaza with Play On! Silent Shakespeare, a 2016 compilation of Silent Shakespeare shorts from the British Film Institute (BFI) National Archive. Tago Jazz Collective will be doing a live musical score of the film. ShakespeareContinue reading “Shakespeare compilation to open 10th Int’l Silent Film Festival”

Maxine Peake’s ‘Hamlet’ screens for free in Manila

The British Council in the Philippines joins the global commemoration of Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary with a one-day free screening of Maxine Peake’s Hamlet on April 23, Saturday, at the Premiere Theater of Shang Cineplex, 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM. The film, which stars UK’s most celebrated stage actress Maxine Peake, was originally produced forContinue reading “Maxine Peake’s ‘Hamlet’ screens for free in Manila”