Monday, October 9, 2017

5th QCinema International Film Festival 2017: Full Line-up

The Quezon City International Film Festival 2017 opens with a major splash with the advance Philippine premiere of "Loving Vincent" and digital comeback of Mike De Leon's Batch 81.

QCinema will set the stage for original films and other titles that are part of is competitions.

 Circle Competition 

1. Balangiga: Howling Wilderness written by Jerry Gracio, Achinette Villamor, and directed by Khavn Dela Cruz

2. Dapol Tan Payawar Na Tayug 1931 (The Ashes and Ghost of Tayug 1931) by Christopher Gozum

3. Dormitoryo by Emerson Reyes

4. Kulay Lila Ang Gabi Na Binudburan Pa Ng Mga Bituin by director Jobin Ballesteros and writer Jimmy Flores

5. Medusae by Pam Miras

6. Neomanila by Mikahil Red

7. The Write Moment by Dominic Lim

8. The Chanters by writers Adrian Legaspi and John Bedia and filmmaker Robin Mayo.

 QC Shorts A & B + Schedules 

 Rainbow QC 
This showcases a broad spectrum of LGBT narratives across the world. 

 Asian Next Wave Competition + Schedule 
This is QCinema's competition sections for up and coming Asian filmmakers with less than three features.

 Digitally Remastered Series 
QCinema allocates a space for classic titles that have been remastered by ABS-CBN Film Restoration Group and internatinal entities.

 Screen International 
As with the classic titles, new films are among the highlists of QCinema. this year, the film fest brings in critically acclaimed movies from across the globe in "Screen International."

 International Shorts Schedule 

 Before Midnight 
This is an unrated section composed of controversial titles meant to shock and stir cinephiles.

 Special Screenings 
In "Special Screenings" QCinema will showcase thrillers such as Diamond Island by Davy Chou; Fading Paradise by Aurel Ayson, and Outrun by S. Leo Chiang and Johny Symons.

 QCinema at Cinematheque 

QCinema, in partnership with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, will hold the Film Industry Conference to be graced by representatives from global film industry. This event will take place from October 21 to 22 in Novotel Manila Araneta Center.

Other highlishts are the LGBT Night sponsored by FDCP on October 21 and there will be also a Media Night.

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