3rd Danish Film Festival unreels from October 19 to 22

The Sunfish.jpgThe Embassy of Denmark in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, recently kicked off the 3rd Danish Film Festival with the screening of The Sunfish (Klumpfisken, 2014) at Shang Cineplex Cinema 4. SEYMOUR…

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2nd German Film Week kicks off Sept. 27

2nd German Film WeekThe second German Film Week opened last September 27 with the Philippine premiere of My Brother Simple (Simpel, 2017) at the SM Mall of Asia Cinema 4. German filmmaker Markus Goller, whom the Goethe-Institut flew in especially for the occasion, gamely answered questions from the audience after the screening. SEYMOUR…

PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival runs at Greenbelt 3 from Oct. 5 to 15

Pelicula Poster.pngPELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, will be featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati from October 5 to 15 . Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Ayala Cinemas, the 16th edition of the festival will screen more than 20 films. SEYMOUR…

Instituto Cervantes commemorates 80th anniversary of Picasso’s Guernica

IC2Instituto Cervantes, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, in collaboration with the Film Development Council of the Philippines and Ayala Museum, has programmed a film series and an art lecture associated with Picasso‘s famous painting Guernica and the historical period when it was created. This is to celebrate the 80th year the masterpiece was first unveiled to the public – July 12, 1937 to be exact. SEYMOUR…

Pinoy films haul 6 awards in Malaysia

AREA.pngFilipino filmmaker Luisito “Louie” Ignacio and actress Ai-Ai delas Alas won Best Director and Best Actress, respectively, for their film Area while four other Filipinos also bagged awards in the third ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching, Malaysia last May 6. SEYMOUR…

FDCP, SM Cinema launch Cine Lokal

Cine Lokal3The Film Development Council of the Philippines recently partnered with SM Cinema in its efforts to strengthen its commitment to support Philippine cinema as well as champion independent films. Cine Lokal, a new cinema line which aims to house award-winning, independent films and FDCP programs in select SM Cinema branches across the country, will be launched this month. SEYMOUR…

Instituto Cervantes, FDCP present Espacio Femenino Film Series

07 La Fiesta de Otros.jpgIn celebration of the International Women’s Month, Instituto Cervantes partners with the Film Development Council of the Philippines to screen a series of women-themed Spanish films at the FDCP Cinematheque Centre Manila, Ermita, Manila. SEYMOUR…