May 31, 2018

23rd French Film Festival

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  • Continuing its tradition to introduce the best of French contemporary and classic cinema to movie-goers in the Philippines, the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Institut Français, UniFrance, the Alliance française de Manille, and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, in cooperation with the Ayala Malls Cinemas, SSI Group, Inc., and Central Square, present the 23rd edition of the French Film Festival in the Philippines.

    Happening this month of June in select cinemas in the Philippines, the French Film Festival seeks to let Filipinos learn more about the French culture through the films they screen. This year, 21 French films will grace Philippine theaters carefully selected for a variety of audiences.

    June 6 to 12, 2018 – Greenbelt 3 Cinemas, Makati City
    June 8 to 12, 2018 – Bonifacio High Street cinemas, Central Square, Taguig
    June 10 and 11, 2018 – UP Town Center cinemas, Quezon City

    June 21 and 22, 2018 – Abreeza Mall, Davao City
    June 25 to 27, 2018 – Ayala Center Cebu

    As this year’s highlight, the fifth installment blockbuster hit TAXI will be screened for the first time in Manila during the festival’s red carpet premiere night on June 8, 2018.

    Here are some of the films to be shown at this year’s French Film Festival:

    Aside from the French films, the festival will also pay tribute to Philippine cinema.  Short film Anino by Raymond Red (first Filipino to be awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival), Himpapawid, and recipient of Cyclo d’Or Grand Prize Bagahe by Zig Dulay will be screened on June 12 in time for Independence Day.

    Tickets are priced at Php 150 for each screening and may be purchased at the box office or through www.sureseats.com.

    For the full list of films and screening schedules, visit www.ph.ambafrance.org or www. facebook.com/FrenchEmbassyManila.

    Details

    What: 23rd French Film Festival
    When: June 2018
    Where: select cinemas listed above
    Ticket price: Php 150
    Website: www.ph.ambafrance.org
    Facebook page: www. facebook.com/FrenchEmbassyManila
    Email: frenchfilmfest@gmail.com
    Contact: 0966-389-9119

               
               
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