All films will be shown with English subtitles. There are three Screening venues: Cinema 3, Shangri-La Plaza Mall (June 20-26), UP Film Institute (July 2-5), and CCP Dream Theater (July 4-8).
Admission is free. For detailed screening schedules and inquiries, please check the Japan Foundation, Manila website: www.jfmo.org.ph or call the JFM telephone numbers 811-6155 to 58.
Click here for the synopsis of the films:
Schedules as follows:
The French Film Festival opens on Thursday next week, June 7, 2007 at Shangri-La Plaza.
Venue: Cinema 3 Shangri La Cineplex June 8-17
LIST OF FILMS:
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006) by Luc Besson
Fair Play (2006) by Lionel Bailliu
Gamblers (2005) by Frederic Balekdjian
March of the Penguins (2005) by Luc Jacuet
Not There to be Loved (2005) by Stephane Brize
OSS 117 (2006) by Michel Hazanavicius
Sequins (2004) by Eleanore Faucher
The Ax (2005) by Costa-Gavras
The Little Lieutenant (2005) by Xavier Beauvois
Perfume: Story of a Murderer (2006) by Tom Tykwer
CINEMANILA 2006: Synopses of Films in Competition
From more than fifty (50) films coming from no less than forty (40) countries Cinemanila proudly presents nine (9) films chosen to compete for the prestigious Grand Prize Lino Brocka Award:
2006 Cinemanila International Competition:
- 9th Company
Director: Fyodor Bondarchuk (Finland-Russia-Ukraine)
The film follows a band of young recruits from a farewell ceremony with friends and family back home, through their often brutal training in Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley, up to a bloody battle on a mountain top in Afghanistan against the mujahideen.
Best Foreign Language Film Nominee (Russia)- Oscar Awards
Golden Eagle- Russian Academy of Cinema Arts
Cinemalaya digital film festival entry TULAD NG DATI. A movie about the Filipino Rock Band “The Dawn.” Inq7.net article here.
JULY 18 Tuesday- 9PM CCP Little Theater
JULY 19 Wednesday – 12:45PM CCP Little Theater
JULY 20 Thursday – 12:45PM CCP Main theater
JULY 21 Friday – 6:15PM CCP MKP HALL (small theater – subtitled)
JULY 22 Saturday – 6:15 CCP Main Theater
Call (632) 832-1125 local 1704 to 1705
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