September 26, 2017

German Film Week – Manila in its 2nd year

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  • Now on its second year, the German Film Week, the only film festival in the Philippines that showcases the best and latest contemporary German films, will hit Manila again on September 27 and will run until October 5 at the SM Mall of Asia and SM City North Edsa.

    The German Film Week – Manila is now in its second year. /IMAGE Goethe-Institut Philippinen‎ Facebook page

    There will be 12 German feature films, plus a film by Filipino filmmaker Brillante Mendoza from Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival), for film buffs to check out. All of the 12 films were shown in German cinemas in 2016 and 2017.

    The lineup of films include dramedy film My Brother Simple (2017), thriller-action Old Agent Men (2017), romance film Return to Montauk (2017), biographical drama My Blind Date with Life (2017), comedy film Happy Burnout (2017), romance film The Bloom of Yesterday (2016), romance film You’ve Got A Message (2016), dramedy Welcome to Germany (2016), musical drama The World of the Wunderlichs (2016), dramedy Tony Erdmann (2016), drama film Marija (2016), and another drama Fog in August (2016).

    Meanwhile, Captive is a 2012 dramatic film which was Brillante Mendoza’s entry to the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival.

    Here’s the schedule of the screenings:

    IMAGE Goethe-Institut Philippinen‎ Facebook page

    Tickets for the German films are priced at Php 100 while tickets for the featured film Captive are at Php 200.


    What: German Film Week – Manila 2017
    Where: SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City / SM City North Edsa, Quezon City
    When: September 27 to October 5, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    Tickets: Php 100 (German films), Php 200 (feature film)

    Source: Goethe-Institut Philippinen‎ Facebook page
    Images grabbed from: Goethe-Institut Philippinen‎ Facebook page

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