“Kusisita,” a work that seeks to raise awareness about violence against women and mobilize people to fight it, has been drawing large audiences in Bolivia, which has one of South America’s highest rates of femicides.
Eight North Koreans left for Moscow to study at a prestigious film school. They never returned.
The controversial China-funded project to put up the Binondo-Intramuros Friendship Bridge, which may cause the delisting of San Agustin Church and other Philippine Baroque churches from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) World Heritage List, has been suspended pending the submission by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of technical studies on the potential archeological and cultural risks of the construction, according to the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
E.H. Gombrich in “The Story of Art” appears to have made the dialectic between Christian representationalism and iconoclasm, noting the early Christians’ depiction through images of episodes from the Scriptures and the Iconoclastics’ revolt and their insistence on abstract symbols and patterns to depict the faith since they considered representation of sacred figures as idolatry.
Steaming giant Netflix has picked up Filipino-American author Erin Entrada Kelly’s novel “Hello, Universe” to be adapted into a live-action movie.