In celebration of  the 100th year of Philippine Cinema, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) through its national coordinating team, Communication and Journalism Department of De La Salle University – Dasmariñas (DLSU-D), will host the Sandaan: Philippine Cinema Centennial Conference – The Filipino Film Centenary Expedition (TFFCE) from November 16 to December 8, 2018.


Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts of Xavier University Ateneo de Cagayan, and CineKasimanwa with The Negros Museum will also take part in the centenary expedition aiming to cater regional filmmakers a chance to understand the historical development of Philippine cinema.

SANDAAN TFFCE will bring the centennial celebration of Philippine Cinema to Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao to inspire local filmmakers, film students, film teachers, and film enthusiasts to reconnect to the foundation of Philippine Cinema and enable them to have a firm foundation as creators of local films as the journey of Philippine Cinema continues to the next century.

Experts will be invited to share about topics relevant to the Philippine filmmaking arena, and film screenings will also be conducted for local filmmakers, students, teachers, and enthusiasts on the style and content of iconic Filipino films to advocate the development and promotion of local cinema which benefits the Philippine Cinema landscape.

SANDAAN TFFCE dates and venues:

November 16-17, 2018
Xavier University, Ateneo de Cagayan

November 22-23, 2018
De La Salle University – Dasmariñas (Cavite)

December 7-9, 2018
University of the Philippines Visayas (Iloilo)
West Visayas State University (Iloilo)
Filamer Christian University (Capiz)
Department of Education – Schools Division of Capiz (Capiz)
The Negros Museum (Bacolod)

 For queries on this press release, you may reach the Public Affairs and Information Section headed by Mr. Rene S. Napeñas through numbers 527-5529 / 527-2192 loc 628-630 or email