FDCP sends off six Filipino films to New York Asian Film Festival

In celebration of the lineup of six (6) Filipino genre films to be featured in this year’s New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), the Film Development Council of the Philippines held a Send-Off Press Conference for Filipino delegates last July 10, 2018 at Cocoon Hotel, Quezon City. BuyBust directed by Erik Matti, Neomanila directed byContinue reading “FDCP sends off six Filipino films to New York Asian Film Festival”

FDCP calls for finished films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018

After the success of last year’s edition of Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will once again be hosting its second year on August 15-21, 2018. In partnership with all the theaters in the country, PPP will be selecting eight (8) films to have their Philippine premiere duringContinue reading “FDCP calls for finished films for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2018”

Student rates, discounts for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino on Aug 16-22 nationwide

As if audiences need more reason to watch the films of the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino (PPP), the Film Development Council of the Philippines has recently announced that cinemas nationwide will be offering student rates during the event, One Hundred Fifty Pesos (P 150) for students in Metro Manila, and One Hundred Pesos (P 100)Continue reading “Student rates, discounts for Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino on Aug 16-22 nationwide”

2016 Cinemalaya Best Picture ‘Pamilya Ordinaryo’ runs July 7-13 via Cine Lokal

‘Pamilya Ordinaryo,’ the most-awarded film of 2016 is going to have another run at eight (8) SM Cinemas this July 7-13 via FDCP’s Cine Lokal. Ticket at only 120 PHP. Eduardo Roy Jr.’s third film stars Hasmine Killip (as Jane) and Ronwaldo Martin (as Aries), who play a couple of street-dwelling petty thieves. These two teenagersContinue reading “2016 Cinemalaya Best Picture ‘Pamilya Ordinaryo’ runs July 7-13 via Cine Lokal”

PH cinemas to screen only Filipino films via ‘Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino’ on Aug 16-22

In honor of the Buwan ng Wika, the Film Development Council of the Philippines is partnering with commercial theaters to exclusively screen Filipino films nationwide on August 16-22, 2017 dubbed as Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino. “Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino will be a big celebration of Filipino films for our audience – a festivity with aContinue reading “PH cinemas to screen only Filipino films via ‘Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino’ on Aug 16-22”

FDCP, SM Cinema to screen indie films year-round via Cine Lokal

Strengthening its commitment to support Philippine cinema, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and SM Cinema launch Cine Lokal—a new cinema line that will house independent, award-winning films and FDCP programs in the following SM Cinema branches across the country starting April 2017: SM Megamall • SM North EDSA • SM Fairview •Continue reading “FDCP, SM Cinema to screen indie films year-round via Cine Lokal”

FDCP, Instituto Cervantes present free screenings of Espacio Femenino film series

In celebration of the International Women’s Month, the Film Development Council of the Philippines is partnering with Instituto Cervantes for the screening of women-themed Spanish films from March 4-25, 2017 at the FDCP Cinematheque Manila, Ermita, Manila. Dubbed as Espacio Femenino (Women Space), the film series will feature four (4) documentaries directed by female SpanishContinue reading “FDCP, Instituto Cervantes present free screenings of Espacio Femenino film series”

GUIDE: Moviemov: Italian Film Festival 2016

The 4th Moviemov: Italian Film Festival will run from November 12 to 16 at the Cinematheque Centre Manila. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Films will be screened with English subtitles. Featured Films The vibrant and diverse lineup of Italian films were produced in 2015 and 2016. This year’s festival includes the following:Continue reading “GUIDE: Moviemov: Italian Film Festival 2016”

Cinematheque Centre Manila holds free screenings of Spanish thrillers

Instituto Cervantes and the Embassy of Spain, in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), present the film cycle “Spanish Thrillers”, a series of Spanish movies to be shown every Saturday in June at the FDCP Cinematheque. With the arrival of the Democracy to Spain in 1976, these thrillers reflect a freshContinue reading “Cinematheque Centre Manila holds free screenings of Spanish thrillers”

GUIDE: Cinematheque Centre Manila in May 2016

In honor of National Heritage Month this May, the Cinematheque Centre Manila, in partnership with the National Film Archives of the Philippines (NFAP), will screen classic Filipino films that are widely considered to be some of the best that Philippine cinema has to offer.  The films in this month’s line-up are milestones that have had a significantContinue reading “GUIDE: Cinematheque Centre Manila in May 2016”