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- FDCP pays tribute to Brocka, Bernal, and Diaz-Abaya with Film Talk and Premiere Screening of “Sugat sa Ugat”
MANILA, PHILIPPINES—The Film Development Council of the Philippines’ (FDCP) Academic Film Society (AFS) pays tribute to the Filipino masters of cinema with the event titled “Brocka, Bernal, and Diaz-Abaya: A Talk on Filipino Masters of Cinema" and a premiere screening of the digitally restored version of Bernal’s “Sugat sa Ugat,on September 27, 2023, in Cinematheque Centre Manila.
- Latest NewsFDCP unveils Philippine delegation to Cannes Marché du Film 2023
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 10 MAY 2023 — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is leading the Philippine delegation to Marché du Film 2023, the business arm of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, which will be held in France from May 16 to 27.
- PFA offers free film screenings with “From the Archive: Pamanang Pelikula 2023
MANILA, PHILIPPINES, 26 MAY 2023 — The Philippine Film Archive (PFA) of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) presents From the Archive: Pamanang Pelikula 2023, a special exhibition of classic and contemporary Filipino films in celebration of National Heritage Month, which will take place from May 26 to 27 at Cinematheque Centres in Manila, Iloilo, Davao, Nabunturan, and Negros.
The Cinematheque is one of the vital projects of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) under the Exhibition Division which aims to promote programs and activities for audience development and film appreciation thereby creating a film culture across the country.
The Cinematheque Centres are designed to be an alternative and accessible venue to expose audience to both conventional and non-conventional forms of film and programs directed to developing new filmmakers and upgrading the skills of existing ones.
Chairman and CEO Tirso Silvano Cruz III is the current head of the Film Development Council of the Philippines. He took his oath as head of the national film agency upon the appointment of President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. last July 5 at the Malacañan Palace. He assumed office on July 21.
The veteran actor is bringing to the Agency more than six decades of experience in the film and entertainment industry.