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Taiwan documentary festival to feature Philippine cinema retrospective

Focus Taiwan — 3.4.2022

The 2022 Taiwan International Documentary Festival (TIDF) is set to showcase what could be the biggest retrospective of Philippine cinema ever shown outside the Philippines, the organizer said in a statement released Friday.

Titled “Necessary Fictions: Negotiating Realities in Post-national Philippine Documentaries,” the central program of the 2022 TIDF, will be a comprehensive retrospective of Philippine cinema, featuring 46 films, organized in 11 sub-themes and 32 directors that span 40 years of Philippine cinematic history, the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute said.

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