From 11 to 15 October 2017, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts will hold Tingin ASEAN Film Fest (Southeast Asia through the Eyes of Cinema), a film festival that hopes to draw a composite picture of modern Southeast Asia by bringing together representative films from all over the ASEAN region. 

 Tingin ASEAN Film Festival

Tingin includes exemplary Asean movies like Kayan Beauties (Myanmar), A Yellow Bird (Singapore), Ilo-Ilo (Singapore), Golden Slumbers (Cambodia), Ang Damgo ni Eleuteria Kirchbaum (Philippines), Dearest Sister (Lao PDR), among others. The screenings will be held at the Shang Cineplex Cinema, Shangrila Mall, Mandaluyong City.

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Still from “Kayan Beauties” by Aung Ko Latt, Myanmar (2013).

Tingin will also include daily forums with film luminaries like Dr. Patrick Campos (UP) on an overview of contemporary Southeast Asian cinema, and Baby Ruth Villarama on “The Prospects of Film Distribution the Philippine and the Asean region.”

tingin asean film festival schedule

TINGIN is being held in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Philippines’ membership to the Asean and the Philippine chairmanship of Asean in 2017.

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