Meet the people behind Gawad Kalinga (GK) on November 29, 2014 (Saturday) at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street 4pm onwards as they launch The Genius of the Poor: A Journey with Gawad Kalinga by Thomas Graham.
Get your books signed, hear some inspiring words from the author himself along with GK founder Tony Meloto, and discover different Social Entreprises that were catalyzed by the organization- Plush & Play, GK Enchanted Farms, Bayani Brew, SEED, Human Nature and more.
By Kayo Cosio
I loved this book.
That's a slightly controversial point of view, I know, especially since I'm probably in the minority of Hunger Games readers who think that. But watching the Mockingjay Part One movie today, I am reminded of why I felt that way when I first read the trilogy over two years ago.
Much like the movies, Mockingjay is thought-provoking in a way that the first two Hunger Games books aren't. There is something about the danger in Catching Fire and The Hunger Games that seems almost superficial and artificial compared to the perils in Mockingjay. And that's because… well… they are. The arena is man-made. The dangers are fabricated. Even the hatred that leads to murder is only a byproduct of the Capital's game design. In this third book, we find that the whole world is now the arena, and the dangers are real to all who are in it. The author does an excellent job of conveying this paradigm shift, allowing the feelings that you're merely watching The Games on a television to dissipate, replacing them with more tactile & tangible threats. The killing is right on your doorstep. Nobody is safe.
Rounding up what's showing during The Inquirer Indie Bravo!-Fully Booked Film Festival on December 3 to 5.
November going on to December and the indies continue. See what's in store as we usher in the holidays.
GRAMMAR MASTERY AND CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP by TalkShop
-Improve proficiency in using the proper English
-Higher confidence in making grammatically correct compositions
-Master accuracy and fluency in creative writing
-Learn to express one's thoughts and emotions coherently and clearly
December 12, 2014 / 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Forum, 4/f, Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street
For more information call TalkShop at (02) 894-5588 or visit www.talkshop.ph
Learning is most efficient when it is fun. That's just one of the many principles that ground Gyuri, his friends, and the rest of the characters in the Tuntun English world. Story time in Fully Booked will be taken care of by these cute characters who help kids learn English and basic concepts.
It will be 20 to 30 minutes of fun interactive storytelling. Parents are encouraged to come along. Admission is free!
-December 5 (Fri) 5pm at Fully Booked Alabang Town Center
-December 6 (Sat) 2pm and 4pm at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street
After the RRL book club session last October 24, Jenny, one of the participants, enthusiastically approached us and volunteered to write a post-event article. The joy overflows in her writing as she recalls her university days through the book club.
Beat the Monday blues and get over the Wednesday slump with some great cinema. Here's what's happening on November 24 until November 27.
Let's get down to it. Here are the films playing on Opening Night until November 23.
Opening Night: November 21 6:00pm
NORTE, HANGGANAN NG KASAYSAYAN
Special Introduction by Director Lav Diaz
A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual frustrated with his country's never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable when something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.
Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan was first shown at the Cannes Un Certail Regard in May 2013. Since then it has been screening at film festivals around the world and was picked up for distribution in France, the US and the UK. In international polls conducted by the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound magazine, Senses of Cinema, La Internacional Cinéfila, The Film Stage, and Artforum.
Starring Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, Angelina Kanapi, Soliman Cruz, Mae Paner, Hazel Orencio
Directed by Lav Diaz
Screenplay by Rody Vera and Lav Diaz
Produced by Raymond Lee
The U-View at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street will be bustling with lights, sounds, colors, and ideas as The Inquirer Indie Bravo!-Fully Booked Film Festival takes over on November 21 to December 12, 2014.
Stories are not limited to pages of books. The local scene is filled with great stories across different mediums. If you are in search for unconventional plots, characters, and narrative styles, Philippine Cinema-with its new breed of filmmakers- is ready to provide them. Fully Booked and Inquirer Indie-Bravo! are honored to present a great selection of Filipino films.
If you missed 2013's acclaimed films, it's your chance to finally catch them or watch them all over again. This extensive line-up of films was made possible through our partnerships with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, MMFF New Wave, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Cinema One Originals, Cinemalaya filmmakers, and CineFilipino.
Tickets for the screenings and classes are now available at customer service in Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. Purchases will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis. The U-View theater seats 60 people. Interested viewers are encouraged to get their tickets ahead of time.
To confirm screening schedule and check on ticket availability, you may call (02) 858-7000 or email email@example.com