Metro Manila · Cinemanila from December 18 to 22 at SM Aura
After the Cinemanila International Film Festival 2013 had to be postponed last minute, the new date is finally out. Director Ang Lee has already received his Lifetime Achievement Award in a pre-festival event.
The annual Cinemanila is a film festival focusing on Philippine and Southeast Asian cinema. The movies run under categories such as Philippine Cinema, Asian Cinema, Southeast Asian Cinema, World Cinema, Digital Lokal, and Young Cinema.
Since its inception in 1999, the festival played host to renowned film makers like Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained) and Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener). This year, Ang Lee was recognized with the Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award in a pre-festival event on November 28 in Manila. The oeuvre of this Taiwan-born director spans romantic dramas like Brokeback Mountain as well as action movies like Hulk and the recent literary adaption Life of Pi.
When and Where
December 18 to 22, 2013