Science Film Festival, The Lifedrawing Setup, and other events to go to this weekend

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED November 10, 2017 02:54 pm
Photo from WHOAREMARO (left) and National Book Store (right)

(Inside Manila) Out of ideas what to do this weekend? No worries now as we list five things you can do, including the annual gathering for science geeks and movie buffs, and the annual Filipino animation festival’s symposium and conferences.

8th Science Film Festival

Munich-based cultural institution Goethe Institut is bringing its annual Science Film Festival to the Philippines once more, carrying the theme “Anthropocene: Welcome to the Age of Humans.”

For its 8th year, a total of 29 films will be screened to cater to all types of audience: 11 films for the Primary Level (9 to 11 year-olds), 13 for the Secondary Level (12 to 16 year-olds), and the remaining five slots for the Young Adults (17+).

The Science Film Festival runs from November 7th to December 15th, 2017 in 16 cities in Metro Manila and other regions in the country through partner venues Museo Pambata, The Mind Museum, the Philippine Science Centrum, the National Library of the Philippines, and in several other libraries and schools across the country.

For more information, visit or download the full program here.

#JenAndJasInPH Book Tour

Jennifer E. Smith, bestselling author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First SightGeography of You and MeThe Comeback Season and You Are Here, and Jasmine Wargaare of My Heart and Other Black Holes will visit the Philippines for their book signing tour.

The American authors will be at The Gallery, Ayala Center Cebu on Saturday, November 11, and at the Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier in Taguig.

Registration starts at 10 a.m., on a first-come, first-served basis. Only copies purchased from National Book Store, NBS Express, and Powerbooks branches with proof of purchase are eligible for the signing.

For more information, visit National Bookstore on Facebook.

The Lifedrawing Setup 10

WHOAREMARO is reaching another milestone as it brings its 10th nude figure drawing session this Saturday, November 11, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Bring your favorite art materials or you can opt to borrow the ones they have available, courtesy of Faber-Castell. There will also be free gin and tonics perfect for recharging your drawing muscles, as well as a live electronic music and an art market full of great art finds-offering local artists.

Early bird tickets are at P600 while walk-ins will be charged a P700 door fee.

The Lifedrawing Setup 10 is at Warehouse 8-A, La Fuerza Plaza 2241 Don Chino Roces, Makati. For more information, visit WHOAREMARO on Facebook.

NCCA’s ASEAN 50th Anniversary Exhibition

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is set to present an educational exhibition that showcases ASEAN’s golden year slated from November 9 to 19 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Little Theater Lobby.

The exhibition gives you a peek inside ASEAN’s vast plans for the sustainability of its water resources. From management through reservoirs and other hydrological infrastructures to the protection of marine species and ecosystems, ASEAN is planning for a future whose challenges, as we all know, are already evolving.

The CCP Complex is at Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. For more information, visit or follow NCCA on Facebook.

11th Animahenasyon

The country’s annual Filipino animation festival is back and it’s holding a roster of events for the month of November.

While the Gala Night and film screenings will be on November 17 and 18, Animahenasyon’s symposium and conferences will be held this Saturday, November 11, at the Samsung Hall of SM Aura in Bonifacio Global City.

The conferences will tackle themes such as Sequential Art in Storytelling, Dance & Technology Installations, Anime Revolution, Aneeme, Pinoy Animation on Virtual Reality, Job Platform to the Creative Industry, and Let’s Hear It From the Millennials.

The speakers include James Palabay, N&N Corsino, Kriss Sison of Gunship Revolution, Vanessa Tan and Joel Casimiro of DOST, Paul Rivera of Kalibrr, Mich Cervantes, Jeca Martines and Pauline Bautista. This is the perfect chance to meet and be inspired by the finest names in the industry!

For more information, visit or follow Animahenasyon PH on Facebook.


Ultimately, have fun this weekend. You deserve it!



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