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New Goethe-Institut Philippinen Director visits Film Development Council of the Philippines

Dr. Ulrich Nowak, the newly appointed Director of the Goethe-Institut Philippinen, recently visited the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), placing a courtesy call to FDCP Chairman Briccio G. Santos. Dr. Nowak’s visit to the FDCP offices marks the strength of the enduring cultural ties between the Goethe Institut Manila and German Embassy in the country.

FDCP Chairman Briccio Santos and Director of the Goethe Institut Manila Dr. Ulrich Nowak, the newly appointed Director of the Goethe Insitut Manila, Dr. Ulrich Nowak

FDCP Chairman Briccio Santos and Director of the Goethe Institut Manila Dr. Ulrich Nowak, the newly appointed

Director of the Goethe-Institut Philippinen, Dr. Ulrich Nowak

 

postings as Director of the Goethe-Institutes in Beijing, Singapore and Damascus. Dr. Nowak was most recently Director of the Goethe-Institut in Beirut, where he remained in charge until the end of September 2015.

Through its Film Cultural Exchange Program (FCEP), FDCP has partnered with Goethe-Institut Philippinen in the screening of films in their Cinematheques across Baguio, Iloilo, Davao and Zamboanga. The Chopshots Documentary Film Festival that graced Cinematheques last May and June.  Upcoming festivals include The Science Film Festival, happening this October to November, and the Berlinale Short Film Festival in December.

FDCP and the Goethe-Institut Philippinen are excited to embark on new joint projects together next year.

 

FDCP Executive Director of Teodoro Granados, FDCP Chairman Briccio Santos, Director of the Goethe Institut Manila Dr. Ulrich Nowak, and Goethe Institut Manila Program Coordinator Shadin Kitma discuss future joint projects

FDCP Executive Director of Teodoro Granados, FDCP Chairman Briccio Santos, Director of the Goethe-Institut Philippinen Dr. Ulrich Nowak,

and Goethe-Institut Philippinen Program Coordinator Shadin Kitma discuss future joint projects

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