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Painter's biopic opens 2017 edition
By Earl D. C. Bracamonte

The Quezon City Int'l Film Festival (QCinema) 2017 opens with the Philippine premiere of 'Loving Vincent,' a biographical sketch on the life and times of the "Father of Modern Art," Vincent van Gogh, at the newly-opened Ventris North cinema.

Dubbed as the "world's first oil-painted feature film," directors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman sought the help of over a hundred artists, who were well-versed with the van Gogh style, to create the story board. Each frame in the movie is a painting!

Every second was comprised of 12 paintings, creating 720 obras per minute of film. This pioneering effort chronicles the controversial 19th-century post-impressionist artist through letters, paintings, and fictional interviews. This is a historical, and landmark, undertaking!

"Movies is one of the reasons for inviting millennials to make Quezon City their home, aside from making it the haven fo…

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