Cinemalaya 2023 Will Screen at PICC on Aug. 4-13
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Mark Your Calendars: Cinemalaya 2023 to Be Held at PICC on Aug. 4-13

After almost two decades of screenings at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), the much-awaited 19th edition of Cinemalaya Film Festival will now be held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on Aug. 4-13.

Carrying the theme “ilumiNasyon,” this year’s Cinemalaya aims to “inform, reshape, and challenge” the way the viewers think.

In a press conference on Wednesday, July 5, Cinemalaya festival director Chris Millado said, “Cinemalaya Festival 19 aims to challenge filmmakers and audiences beyond just skimming the surface and take deep dives to illumine the depths [of their mind.]”

Here are the 10 full-length films to be screened at the PICC this August:

  • “Maria” by She Andes
  • “Gitling” by Jopy Arnaldo
  • “Tether” by Gian Arre
  • “Ang Duyan Ng Magiting” by Dustin Celestino
  • “Bulawan Nga Usa” by Kenneth De la Cruz
  • “Rookie” by Samantha Lee and Natts Jadaone
  • “Huling Palabas” by Ryan Machado
  • “When This Is All Over” by Kevin Mayuga
  • “Iti Mapukpukaw” by Carl Joseph Papa
  • “As If It’s True” by John Rogers

Aside from films, attendees can look forward to exhibits, movie conferences, trade fairs, book launches, and parties. Ticket prices, selling dates, and movie schedule have yet to be announced. Follow Cinemalaya on Facebook for the latest updates.

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