8th Cinemanila International Film Festival

Now on its 8th year, Cinemanila, the only internationally acclaimed movie festival in the Philippines will once again bring the best art films from different cultures around the globe. The festival will run from November 03-15 at the Greenbelt Cinemas, SM Digital Cinemas and the NCCA Auditorium Intramuros, Manila organized by the Film Development Council of the Philippines, National Commission for the Culture and the Arts and the Independent Cinema Association of the Philippines. Films in competition this year are:

1. 9TH Company, Dir. Fyodor Bondarchuk (Finland,Russia,Ukraine)

2. Climates ,Dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey,France)

3. Citizen Dog, Dir. Wisit Sasanatieng (Thailand)

4. Everlasting Regret, Dir. Stanley Kwan (Hong Kong)

5. Heremias ,Dir. Lav Diaz (Philippines)

6. It’s Only Talk ,Dir. Ryuichi Hiroki (Japan)

7. Kubrador ,Dir. Jeffrey Jeturian (Philippines)

8. Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Dir. Park Chan-wook (South Korea)

9. The Wind That Shakes the Barley ,Dir. Ken Loach (UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Ireland)

10. Taking Father Home, by Ying Liang (China)

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