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  1. Many say that this is a homage to our two favorite Yuri icons from Sailormoon: Haruka and Michiru.
  2. Even if it wasn't inspired ... it definitely is all about Shoujo Ai.
  3. It's controversial and socially relevant
  4. It's "A" quality entertainment.
  5. Written by Asano Taeko, who wrote both screenplays of NANA movies
  6. Ueno Juri and Nagasawa Masami are a gorgeous couple
  7. It's a great first group activity ... :D

Who is up for a thon of LAST FRIENDS J-Dorama?

I remember Joy asking about a thon. But none could decide what to thon. I also remember Joy blogging about it in her Multiply site.

(EDIT: As Ligaya has just graciously informed me) You can find screencaps, music and other information here at Windy's site http://windracer.multiply.com/ ...
Thanks, Windy, for the infectious enthusiasm.

Here's something great to thon without going through the problem of copyright ... since it still has no DVD rights, it's being shown in free-TV but not free-TV in the Philippines. It's free for all.

The first five episodes have been translated, each eps 45 minutes long.

Here is the translated episode list:
01 The troubles we keep to ourselves: DV, pregnancy, and forbidden love
02 A life-and-death secret
03 A love that eats away life
04 A bond torn apart
05 A night of shock

* Screencap from Windy's multiply site (http://windracer.multiply.com/photos/album/63/Last_Friends_RAWep1_Screencaps#)

Romancing Venus

  • Feb. 4th, 2008 at 1:06 PM

Writers' Night presents

Poetry and Music 'As You Like It'

with performances by:
Matilda
Scarlet Tears

and

Romancing Venus:
Charms Tianzon
Ginny Mata
Katrina Pallon

with special participation of:
Blackheart
and
Marock Joonee

and guest performers:
Maika Batiancela
and
Johann de Torres

As Reel as Queer @ Nov 26

  • Nov. 22nd, 2007 at 1:58 PM
 Lunduyan ng Sining
invites you to
move with us in

As Reel as Queer

A night of Filipino Lesbian Films and Music

November 26, Monday, Mag:net Katipunan
Happy starts 9 pm, Screening starts 9:30
Electrifying Music follows

Featuring:

“Hindi ako Tomboy”
(short film, 2 mins.) by Amrei Dizon

“Babae”
(short film, 20 mins.) by Sigrid Bernardo
Cinemalaya 2005 Winner for Best Direction

"Pandora"
(short film) by Tara BoschSantelices & Joee Mejias


"Sakdal Laya"
(35mm short film, 15 mins.) by Tey Clamor
Philippine official entry to the 2007
Student Oscars competition of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences (AMPAS), the award-giving body of the Oscar awards

Music from:
Konvoy
Saffron Speedway
Blush
Mat
Ria Munoz
Engkantada


Join our motion. P150 gets you in with a free beer. We hope to see you there :)




"Hindi Ako Tomboy"
by Amrei Dizon

A 90-second 16mm film about a woman's quest, denial and acceptance of her sexual identity.

Amrei Dizon is a video editor, multimedia artist and managing partner of Vitalstrats Creative Solutions. She has edited a number of short and full-length films including Cinemalaya's Ang Huling Araw ng Linggo by Nick Olanka and was nominated as best editor for Ed Lejano's SEROKS a Cinemaone Original Film. She took up BFA Viscom in UP Diliman. The 16mm film, "Hindi Ako Tomboy" is an output from her Cinematography workshop at Mowelfund Film Institure in 2005.



"Pandora"
by Stormy

Any crisis, be it a failed relationship or a loved one’s death, leads one to question his own identity & Weltanschauung. What went wrong along the way? Would the world be my refuge, or my own version of hell? Pandora is a surreal, disjointed study of looking at the ways people cope with these questions. One can shut himself off from everything else, or one can lose himself among everything the world can offer, in an effort to repair his fragmented identity. In the end, the choice is a gamble; anything can open the floodgates to more pain & emptiness. Pandora says: ask & you shall receive; but what it is you’ll receive, you are never sure.

Pandora was part of a series of 4 youth-directed short films called Cyclorama, which dealt with the self's seach for identity & unanswered questions.

Stormy is the collaborative effort between Tara BoschSantelices & Joee Mejias. With Joee's background in production design & Tara's in political science, their works merge both surreal & challenging aesthetics & intelligent social/ideological commentary using different media, such as video,graphics, sketches, short stories,& music. They are inspired by such material as vintage science fiction, the surrealist & expressionist movements, Neo-Gramscian & queer theories, & industrial/electron ic music.


"Sakdal Laya"
by Tey Clamor

Directed by Tey Clamor, this experimental film frames visual images of women in a patriarchal society, heightened by vignettes of violence and sexual abuse. The film is the country's official entry to the 2007 Student Oscars competition of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the award-giving body of the Oscar awards.

Tey Clamor is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts, Major in Film and Audio Visual Communication at the University of The Philippines – Film Institute. She made a few short films that garnered some outstanding feedback from different student film festivals, here and abroad. She was invited as a participant to the 2006 Berlinale Talent Campus, in Germany. Sakdal Laya, her thesis film was in competition at last year’s Cinemanila and Beijing International Film Festival.

Currently, she is an apprentice to director/cinematogr apher Nap Jamir and to Commercial Director Henry Frejas. She is now in pre production on “Paslit Puslit” (Young Thief), her first endeavor to full length films as a director and scriptwriter.


"Babae"
by Sigrid Bernardo

BABAE (WOMAN) is a coming of age story of two women who grew up together in the city slum community beside railroad tracks. They become best friends during childhood, shared dreams during teenage years and eventually started a family during adulthood when a child accidentally entered their lives. Real Stories of Women and a Man were added to give this color to this black and white film A mixture of Drama, Comedy, Musical and Fantasy that will surely touch the Pinoy Heart in You.

Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo is a Theater Actress and a First Time Independent Filmmaker. She has worked with Dulaang UP, Tanghalang Pilipino, CCP and other Major Theater Companies. She is one of the Actress in Lav Diaz 10 hour film Ebolusyon ng Pamilyang Pilipino and recently directed her first controversial play Sister Outlaw by Lanie Montreal at the Virgin Labfest. Babae marks her directorial debut.

Pride March

  • Nov. 19th, 2007 at 9:38 AM
 Pride like any other virtues is inborn to all of us. Like love it is
everywhere. Like kindness it can be cultivated. Like passion it can
be motivated. Like dignity and integrity it can be claimed and be
protected.

Pride is not about being selfish nor arrogant of what is possessed.

It is neither obsessive nor greedy of what is laid.

Instead, pride is an awareness of what we have, a sufficient reason
to celebrate.

Pride has many colors, variations and expressions. Like a butterfly,
it undergoes a process. It has no limits and boundaries for
developments. Most importantly, pride is not for sale because it is
about valuing one's concept of dignified self.

JOIN THE 2007 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MARCH

December 8, 2007

Assembly: 3:00 PM, Rajah Sulayman Park, Malate Manila

"ILLUSIONS" (Dec 1)

  • Nov. 18th, 2007 at 12:08 PM

 Could you be the DREAM that I once KNEW?
OR
Could you be the DREAM that might COME TRUE!

COME EXPRERIENCE a HOT NIGHT of MUSIC, DANCE and EXTREME FUN.

FOURLEZ presents

"ILLUSIONS"
A dance PARTY for WOMEN who LOVE WOMEN

December 01,2007 – SATURDAY
Party Starts @ 9pm –TILL YOU DROP!

EMPIRE BAR
G/F TRIPLACE HOTEL, E. Rodriguez Avenue corner Tomas Morato , QC
(in between QUEZON CITY SPORTS CLUB and PETRON T.MORATO)

DJ RON spinning the best in
HOUSE R&B HipHop
Reggaetton and Classics
ALL the MUSIC YOU WANT to HEAR!

Stay Tuned for
SEXY SULTRY SEDUCTIVE DANCERS

With FREE TEQUILA SHOT

4 complete details contact:
0921.986 2721 / 0917.8860974

SPECIAL THANKS TO :
xXx TEQUILA and
WEST CIGARETTE

Dress code: DRESS YOUR BEST!
We reserve the right to be selective!

SPREAD THE WORD!
DON’T MISS OUT this ONE HOT NIGHT!

Ev(e)olution on Nov 17

  • Nov. 9th, 2007 at 5:52 PM
FAME (Female Artists’ & Musicians’ Evolution)
 
presents
 
Ev(e)olution
 
A revolutionary exclusive for women event that dares to take you to higher grounds. Multi-talented women come together in a night of music, poetry & arts.  Alongside live music is an exhibit of photos and paintings.  A number of readers will make their writings come to life through poetry-reading and spoken word stints.
 
 
Bands:
 
Matilda (Concrescent Scholastic Literary Female Rock)
Blush (Acoustic Pop Duo)
Konvoy (Rock)
Mat (Altenative Storytelling)
Saffron Speedway (Dark Sexy Electronica)
Ria Muñoz (Experimental Electronica)
Scarlet Tears (Goth Rock)
Flavors & Caffeine (Triphop/Electronica)
Vince Noir Project (Dance/Psychedelic)
 
Exhibitors:
 
Chrissie Capicoy
Amirah Gazallah
Katrina Pallon
Kat Torres
 
There will also be a fashion show of dazzling models for Toasted Shirts; Henna/Face Painting by Erika; some spine-tingling games; and pre-registration for our next event, Speed Dating!
 
Supported by:
 
Androgyny Events
Lunduyan ng Sining
 
 
This ain’t your usual exclusive party yo!
 
 
DATE: November 17, 2007
VENUE: Porch Katipunan , Motorsports Alley Katipunan Extension, Blue Ridge , QC
ENTRANCE: P150 w/ free drink
 
 

MANILA PRIDE FEST

  • Sep. 25th, 2007 at 9:09 AM
ITO AY PATUNGKOL SA NALALAPIT NA MANILA PRIDE FEST: The 1st International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Film Festival 2007 na GAGANAPIN SA Robinson's Galleria Movieworld IndieSine MULA OCTOBER 24-30 2007.


MARAMING SORPRESA AT PELIKULANG NAKAKAINSPIRE...NAKALOKA...NAKAKAIYAK...
NAKAKATUWA AT HIGIT SA LAHAT NAKAKATAAS NG BALAHIBO DAHIL SA KACUTE-AN NG IBA'T IBANG EKSENA MULA SA IBA'T IBANG BANSA SA BUONG MUNDO!

TANDAAN:
LAHAT NG PELIKULANG KASAMA SA MANILA PRIDE FEST AY ISANG BESES LANG MAPAPANOOD.. .ONE TIME SCREENING LANG TO MGA MARE AT PARE...

KAYA PARESERVE NA KAYO NGAYON NG DISCOUNTED TICKET AT TUMAWAG SA 436.30.98 / 441.0083 O IEMAIL ANG manilapridefest@ gmail.com o di kaya naman ay bumisita sa www.manilapridefest .com para sa mga bagong kaganapan!

BAGO PA KAYO MAUBUSAN AT MAHULI!

IKALAT ANG MAGANDANG BALITA AT MAGKAISA TUNGO SA KALIGAYAHAN NG BAWAT ISA!

Manila Pride Fest is honored to be the official festival partner of Iris Prize Award for short film, and one of their only 10 film festival partners in the whole world.
Manila Pride Fest is supported by the Quezon City Film Commission, Bigfoot Entertainment, International Academy of Film and TV (IAFT), Embassy of Canada, Embassy of Australia, Ian Knight Photography- Canada, Fridae.com, Icon Magazine, Valentino Magazine, Meg Magazine, The Buzz magazine, BRIC Management, Universal Robina Corporation, Stile Divita Magazine, and FAME Media management and Production for publicity and promotion. For any further inquiries, you may contact tel nos. +632 4363098 and +632 4410083; Smart mobile number +639286144592, or log on to www.manilapridefest .com or email manilapridefest@ gmail.com .

Hot Accessory for your Dyke Nights

  • Jul. 27th, 2007 at 11:41 AM
According to AfterEllen's Top 10 Lesbian Accessories, one has to have that straight (or bi-curious) hot sidekick.

At least for me, my straight (now and then bi-curious) hot accessory has been helpful in my going to the Dyke Nights. Not only do I have someone with me, I have another pair of eyes to scout for my type of girls, especially since I have poor eyesight and am stubborn enough not to wear my glasses.

A good tip in bringing your "accessory" to the Dyke Nights is that she shouldn't be culture shocked by the community.

Oh, and don't be surprised if your "accessory" decides to be bi when she sees all the gorgeous people of the Dyke Nights. Given time, she just might turn into Kit and realize she's really straight with you as a good lesbian friend.

Welcome to Dyke Nights

  • Jul. 25th, 2007 at 12:59 PM
This is the first entry to welcome all lesbians, bi-sexuals, just curious, or straight hot accessories.

This is a community opened to share invitations to dyke nights, stories behind the veil of dyke nights. You don't even have to wait for midnight.

Posts of invites to exclusive parties are FRIENDS ONLY. Join the community.

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