2016 was a landmark year for Philippine cinema, a “renaissance” with the multitude of quality local works being shown and recognized on our own shores, as well as the accolades our films have brought to the country from abroad. The renewed interest in the different perspectives and cultures our filmmakers have committed to screen set fertile ground for our already rich cinematic heritage to thrive even further.Posted on 2016-12-14 Read More >>
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.Posted on 2016-12-05 Read More >>
Last October 18, 2016, , the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and the many movers and shakers of the Filipino film community came together at the FDCP Cinematheque Manila to recognize and honor the many achievements we have made for Philippine cinema this year, in an evening entitled the “Film Ambassadors’ Night: A Celebration of Philippine Cinema.” The honorees—the cast and crew of a total of 26 films that evening—were dubbed “film ambassadors,” duly representing the country and its vibrant culture through the powerful medium of cinema.Posted on 2016-10-27 Read More >>
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.