Now in its fifth year, the Goethe-Institut Philipinen, the Japan Foundation, Manila, Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Italy and together this year with the Embassy of Greece, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts of the Philippines and the Society of Filipino Archivists for Film present the 5th International Silent Film Festival Manila. (Facebook Event) Read the rest of this entry ?
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UPFI Film Center this August 2011 (Facebook event)
The UP Film Institute announces its main slate of screenings for August 2011 all at the UPFI Film Center. Cinemalaya fever continues with the Netpac Best Film Winner, Benito Bautista’s Boundary; the premier state university’s premiere of Cinemalaya’s closing film, Jade Castro’s Zombadings and a selection of outstanding student films under the Best of UPFI banner. The national cinemas of Japan and Brazil are in showcase respectively with Eiga Sai and the Brazil Film Festival. In commemoration of the National Heroes Month is the special run for Mario O’Hara’s Ang Paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio. More films further comprise the month’s features accordingly for Back to Classics, Untitled/Visions and Spotlight on Docus. Tudla Productions’ Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival now on its third year complete the month’s screening highlights. Over at Ishmael Bernal Gallery are exhibitions by U.P. and U.E. Fine Arts students, a photo installation by Buen Abrigo & Sam Kiyoumarsi and recent British video art. Read the rest of this entry ?
Whew. Our local film industry is actually ‘booming’. Not in terms of monetary much of course but the number of festivals are actually increasing every year. So, I’m actually a tad wee bit, make that three days, late with this news. There is actually a 5th Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival held at the Gateway Mall. Read the rest of this entry ?
I knew I forgot something. The 7th Australian Film Festival is currently running in Manila and in Cebu a week after. Head here if you want to see the whole schedule or just read below if you want to see the schedule for the Manila leg from November 7 and November 8, 20009.
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