We present two festivals you shouldn’t miss this February.
4th Singkuwento International Film Festival
Dates: February 15th – 22nd, 2019
We start this month in Philippines for the 4th Singkuwento International Film Festival, an event that focus on brining a wide rage of films to explore different genres ranging from youth, personal relationship, demise and destruction, growing up dreams and pains and societal issues. The festival will take place at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in Intramuros, Manila. The Award Night will held on February 23rd in Atrium The Plaza, 2nd floor of Resorts World Manila (Pasay City). The opening film will be “Immaculada, a mother’s love” by Arlyn Dela Cruz. The festival will also feature 5 feature films, 5 short documentaries and 25 short films. We already presented the short films, you can check the list here (Short Films)
11th Cinema Rehiyon Film Festival
City of Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Dates: February 25th – March 1st, 2019
Later on we stay in Philippines of the 11th Cinema Rehiyon Film Festival. This year the festival will take place in Dumaguete City, Negros Occidental. The festival is the flagship program of the National Commission on Culture & the Arts (NCCA), it is hosted by the Foundation University alongside the City Toursim of Dumaguete and its supported by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP). Each year filmmakers and stakeholders come together from all parts of the country to celebrate regional cinema. This year theme will be “Elevating Regional Cinema”. The festival works to showcase regional cinema and hopes to become a powerful tool in educating and promoting the country about what Philippine Cinema really is. Program for this festival will be release soon so please stay tuned.