“OSCARS” IS COMING TO TOWN
PRESS RELEASE – December 11, 2013
Makati City, Ph- The Cinemanila International Film Festival presented by the City of Taguig, the Cinemanila International Film Festival Foundation and SM Aura Premier, is strengthening its role in bringing World Cinema to the Philippines and Philippine Cinema to the World as it premieres not only award-winning films from the Cannes Festival and Berlin International Film Festival, but also several contenders for the upcoming 86th Academy Awards. Cinemanila 2013 aims to bring the spirit of Oscar among Filipino and Asian filmmakers to get a glimpse of the Oscar trend hoping to share a wider and broader perspective of World Cinema.
Films vying for slots in Oscar include Ilo-ilo (Singapore), Neigboring Sound (Brazil), The Missing Picture (Cambodia), In Bloom (Georgia), Winter of Discontent (Egypt), Heli (Mexico), The Rocket (Australia), The Great Beauty (Italy) and our very own, Transit (Philippines).
Other superb international films have screened in Cannes, Berlin among other prestigious festivals. For the complete list of this year’s line up for World Cinema, you may check attached catalogue or visit our website at www.cinemanila.org.ph.
The Cinemanila International Film Festival will run on December 18-22, 2013 at SM Aura Cinema Premiere, Taguig City. Screening schedules and ticket price will be announced ASAP.