Manila Bulletin — 19.10.2020
Films have been dependable friends throughout our time in quarantine. They helped us be transported into many places just to keep cabin fever at bay. Lucky for us, the Philippines is gifted with master filmmakers, with reels that aren’t afraid to dig more of the realities of life, good or bad.
With the European Philippine International Film Festival (EPIFF), Filipino film directors are getting the recognition they deserve. Founded by renowned filmmakers, Ruben Soriquez and Maurizio Baldini, and in partnership with the Philippine Italian Association (PIA), the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ICCPI) under the auspices of the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the first Philippine cinema festival in Europe will take place from Oct. 24 to 25.