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Philippine Cinema goes to Busan International Film Festival 2020

Manila Times — 25.10.2020

Witnessing audiences in international film festivals appreciate Filipino films has been a source of joy for me and my team at the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).

We take pride in bringing forth the spotlight to Philippine Cinema by participating in overseas film festivals and project markets. More importantly, we find happiness and fulfilment in the success of our talented and dedicated filmmakers.

The last international film fest screening of a Filipino movie that I attended was in February — the world premiere of “Death of Nintendo” by Raya Martin at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. It was just eight months back, but it seems like it has been way too long ago.

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