Film buffs will soon get a dose of noteworthy films and enjoy several activities such as mime theatre performances, concerts, and photo exhibits that showcase the richness of Spanish culture.
The seventh edition of the Pelicula/Pelikula Spanish Film Fest will
take place at Greenbelt 3 in Makati City from October 1-12, 2008. Catch the
Philippine premiere of 18 movies from Spain and Latin America including Fuera
de carta (Chef's Special), Mataharis, Los crímenes de Oxford (The Oxford Murders),
Yo soy la Juani (I am Juani), and Concursante (The Contestant).
The chosen movies will be screened with schedules at 2 pm,
4:30 pm, 7 pm, 9:30 pm, and 12 midnight. Tickets are priced at P65.
In addition, two special guests, Fuera de carta's director Nacho G. Velilla and Ángeles González Sinde, the writer of Todos estamos invitados, will also be arriving in the Philippines to grace the 7th Spanish Film Fest.
Spanish mimes from Tenerife shows Filipinos the adventures and jinxs of travelling in their performances slated for October 10 (11 pm) and October 11 (11 am) at Cinema 1 of Greenbelt 3.
The first edition of Pelicula/Pelikula was launched in 2002 and since then, the annual film fest has been bringing the latest and greatest of Hispanic cinema to the Philippines.
The annual event is organized by the Instituto Cervantes, a non-profit organization created by the Spanish government in 1991. Its office is located in Ermita, Manila and can be reached through Tel. No. 526-1482.
To check the schedule of screenings, visit this link.