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As cinemas set to reopen in GCQ areas, FDCP wants local films prioritized

ABS-CBN — 13.2.2021

MANILA—The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) called on cinema owners to prioritize screening local films, once movie theaters reopen on Monday in general community quarantine areas (GCQ).

“Get your popcorn ready,” went the announcement of FDCP, as shared by chairperson Liza Diño-Seguerra in a Facebook post.

Traditional cinemas were among the industries authorized for “reopening and further expansion” in GCQ areas by the government’s inter-agency task force on COVID-19, according to its February 12 announcement.

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