Swiss Film Festival

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Watch Swiss films Heidi, Rascals on the Road and Vitus at the first-ever Swiss Film Festival on April 28-30 and May 5-7 at Cinema 4, Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza. All screenings are open to the public and admission is FREE. Seats are on a first come-first served basis.

Heidi (2015) is the classic story about a young orphan girl living with her grandfather Alm in the Alps, based on the biggest best selling Swiss novel written in the 1880’s by Johanna Spyri. Vitus (2006) is a 12-year old piano prodigy who wants to live a life like an ordinary kid even though his well-meaning parents have big and ambitious dreams for him. He decides to take a different path with the help of his eccentric grandfather who loves flying. Rascals on the Road (2005) is the story of four little rascals told through the eyes of 12-year-old Eugen based on a popular 1955 children’s book by Swiss author Klaus Schädelin. Eugen and his three friends go on an adventure to search for a long lost treasure by following the footsteps of “the biggest rascal of all time” Fritzli Bühler.

The Swiss Film Festival is presented by The Embassy of Switzerland in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in celebration of of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Philippines.

Shangri-la Plaza is located at EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For more information, visit shangrila-plaza.com or cinemabravo.

Lean, A Filipino Musical

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Catch Lean: A Filipino Musical at the Adamson University Theater on May 12 (7:30 pm) and May 13 (4 pm and 7:30 pm). Presented by UP Manila Dramatista, Lean is a musical based on the life of activist, nationalist and student leader Leandro “Lean” Alejandro. Alejandro fought for democracy against the backdrop of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines in the 80s.

Tickets are available at Php300 per person. Click here for online ticket reservation.

To learn more about Lean: A Filipino Musical, visit UPMDramatista. For ticket inquiries, call Zoe at +63 906 4273981 or email upmaniladramatista@gmail.com.

Adamson University Theater is located at 900 San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila, Philippines 1000.

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

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Adelaide FRINGE Award Winner Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones will run from May 3 to 7 at the PETA Theater Center. Presented by Bunk Puppets, this comedy will delight audiences with magical transformations using surreal shadow puppet scenes of flying chickens, brain transplants, sneaky ninjas and other hilarious silhouette figures using bits of household rubbish and household items.

Visit petatheater.com for more information. PETA Theater Center is located at No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

Tickets are available on Ticketworld.