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Film Development Council of the Philippines organized the Sandaan: Pinay sa Pelikula Recognizing the Woke Pinays and launched CineMarya


In celebration of the 100th year of Philippine Cinema, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) organized the ‘Sandaan: Pinay sa Pelikula Recognizing the Woke Pinays’.

This is also in line with the Philippine Women’s Month and it is a great opportunity to combine these two important themes through cinema.

Also, a Panel Discussion of the Restrospective and Film Showing of Lupita Kashiwahara’s Film Featuring Minsa’y Isang Gamu – Gamo.

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19th Cine Europa: At the FDCP Cinematheque Manila

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The Cine Europa Film Festival is back with its last run of 2016 this December at the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Cinematheque Centre Manila, with the festival presented to us by the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines and its member states, in partnership with the FDCP through its Film Cultural Exchange Program, and other cultural organizations.

Boasting 19 years and being one of the longest and largest local film festivals, the Cine Europa celebrates 25 years of the EU Delegation in the Philippines with the theme of “Friendship” to highlight years of cross-continental partnership and collaboration as well as the quality filmmaking cinema from all over Europe. Also in celebration of this friendship, a by-invitation only gala for delegates of the European Union as well as special guests of the FDCP will be conducted during the festival run on December 8, 5 pm, before the private screening of Inés París’s Miguel Y William at 7:30 pm.

21 films showcase at the Cinematheque Manila this month, showing us what friendship means to all different cultures and points-of-view from 16 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

The 19th Cine Europa films screening at the Cinematheque Manila are: Continue reading “19th Cine Europa: At the FDCP Cinematheque Manila”

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FDCP: Celebrates National Indigenous People’s Month at the Cinematheque Manila

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As the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) celebrates National Indigenous People’s Month this October 2016, it offers through the FDCP Cinematheques a selection of screenings giving worthy attention to the lives and perspectives of our indigenous people, with Cinematheque Baguio honoring the Gong Film Festival from the 17th to the 26th of October, and the Cinematheque Iloilo and Cinematheque Manila offering screenings and more from the 12th to the 14th of October.

Screenings for National Indigenous People’s Month at the FDCP Cinematheque Centre Manila this October 12th to 14th have a P100 admission, except for the screening of Bontoc Eulogy, which is offered for free. The Q&A session for Flor Chantal Eco’s curated “Land, Life, and Struggle” on October 13, 7 pm is also for free. Tickets are released an hour before the screening time, on a first-come, first-serve basis, only at the Cinematheque Manila.

More about the featured films after the jump Continue reading “FDCP: Celebrates National Indigenous People’s Month at the Cinematheque Manila”