“Taklub,” Filipino auteur Brillante Mendoza’s portrait of three surviving families a year after Typhoon Yolanda ripped through the city of Tacloban, is more concerned with their emotional devastation…
The Tokyo International Film Festival will this year organize a special section on the films of Filipino director Brillante Mendoza in articular, and the films of the Philippines in general.
SEOUL – Top-flight international directors including Brillante Mendoza ("Kinatay"), Bangladesh’s Mostofa Sarwar Farooki ("Television"), Thailand’s Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ("Invisible Waves") and Cannes…
Film-making talent including Brillante Mendoza, Dev Benegal and Jun Robles Lana will line up in March with projects at the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF).
HONG KONG — "Transit," a film about migrant workers in Israel, has been selected as The Philippines' contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. The film is the feature debut of…
“Heli,” the Mexican cartel drama from director Amat Escalante, won the ARRI/OSRAM award for best film at the Munich International Film Festival. The gala award ceremony took place on Saturday evening…
Destined to traumatize buyers and audiences, this accomplished but singularly unpleasant film plunges deep into Mexico's vicious cycle of drug-fueled violence.
Mendoza's work has struggled to crack the international arthouse circuit, and his forbiddingly titled latest doesn't seem an obvious exception, despite typically arresting direction and a stoically…
When independent filmmaker Brillante Mendoza was growing up, people made fun of his name and called him Diamond.
MADRID -- Films Distribution has tied down a slew of sales on Berlin Competition players Brillante Mendoza's "Captive" and Kim Nguyen's "War Witch."