Cinema Rehiyon comes to Manila next week
AS PART of the celebration of the National Arts Month this February, the 10th edition of the Cinema Rehiyon Film Festival and Forum of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will be held on Feb. 25-28 in Metro Manila.
Dubbed as “Cinema Rehiyon X: One Country. One Cinema. One Future,” the festival aims to be the platform for critical conversations for shaping the future of Philippine Cinema and to highlight the value of cultivating regional cinema and its contributions to the development of national cinema.
For four days, the festival will bring together delegates and participants from all over the country for a series of film screenings, forums, workshops and activities. The festival is expected to be attended by around 200- 300 participants from all over the country and is free of charge.
Day 2 ( Feb. 26) of the festival will be held and co- hosted by the DLSU-Department of Communication at the Natividad Fajardo Auditorium of Br Andrew Gonzales Hall, from 8: 30 a. m. to 6 p. m..
The full festival program is available from Cinema Rehiyon’s Facebook page.
Panelists for the forum will include film makers from the region whose films will be screened during the festival, as well as DLSU Department of Communication Faculty and advocates of regional and independent cinema: Prof Clodualdo Del Mundo, Dr. Miguel Rapatan and Ed Cabagnot.