THE-GUIDE

5 online events to check out this week of September 28 to October 4

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Watch the best of contemporary Spanish cinema online from October 3 to 11 at the 19th PELÍCULA Film Festival. Photo from INSTITUTO CERVANTES DE MANILA/FACEBOOK

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — Further your education with these online festivals, fundraisers, and seminars.

19th PELÍCULA Film Festival

Following a string of online screenings and talks, Instituto Cervantes de Manila returns with an online iteration of their ever-popular Pelicula Film Festival. This year, the scope of the event has also expanded to Thailand and Australia. Screenings of films like "El increíble finde menguante" and "The Dossier of the Dossier," as well as workshops and roundtable discussions, will be held throughout the week of Oct. 3 to 11, 2020.

You can view schedules and stream the films on the festival’s website.

Agapay: Tungo sa Tagumpay

Makati Science High School CSG will be holding a fundraiser for one of their fellow students, Gail Salor, to aid her in her battle against stage 3 lymphoma on Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020 starting at 6 p.m. Tickets to the online concert “Agapay” are priced at ₱100 each.

You can buy a ticket here.

Low Resolution: Classes on Philosophy of Technology

As social media becomes more topical, so does its ethical and philosophical implications. This webinar by newly-minted initiative Palihan explores how technology changes our sense of self and how we interact with the world. Featuring guest speakers Bomen Guillermo, Sasha Stiles, and Iain Thomson, “Low Resolution” will be held online from Oct. 3 to 4. 

You can enroll here with a minimum donation of $30.

Data Saves Lives: Data Science and Healthcare

On Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2020, from 2 to 4 p.m, Asian Institute of Management will be holding a free masterclass on the relevance and applications of data science in healthcare. SCTST Review Corporation President Kevin Sison will be giving the talk.

You can pre-register for the event here.

Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan Exhibition

Last few days to catch the “Built Environment: An Alternative Guide to Japan” exhibit online at the Metropolitan Museum’s virtual gallery. The exhibit is a survey of an alternate Japan where structures are built in response and to adapt to the natural environment, especially in areas which are often struck by natural disasters.

The exhibit runs until Sep. 30. Find out more about it here.