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Film Festivals Happening in Metro Manila You Should Not Miss this November!

Film Festivals Happening in Metro Manila You Should Not Miss this November!

Mynila Team November 1, 2018 Music & Culture

November in Metro Manila is a good month for cinema lovers! We gathered all the info you need to know so that you wont miss the great film screenings!
  • German Film Week Manila 2018
  • November 6 – November 11


The German Film Week is a showcase of the latest and the hottest to come out of the German cinema market in the past two years. Now on its third edition, the festival features a roster of 10 full-length feature films that offer movie buffs a chance to delve into the rich variety of German cinema.

The German Film Week opening night takes place at SM Aura Cinema 2 on Nov 6 with the opening movie Only God Can Judge Me (Nur Gott Kann Mich Richten) directed by Özgür Yildirim, starring the famous German actor Moritz Bleibtreu.

The succeeding film screenings will run from November 7 to November 11 at SM Aura and SM North EDSA for Metro Manila. (Subsequent screenings will take place in Baguio, Cebu and Cagayan de Oro in November.)

Tickets to the 2018 GERMAN FILM WEEK are priced at 100 Php for all films. The opening screening on November 6 is free and open to all on a first-come-first-served basis

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  • 4th Danish Film Festival
  • November 8 – November 11


From the 8th to 11th of November, nine carefully chosen full-length films will be hitting the screens, four of which for the first time ever in the Philippines. This is your chance to enter into the peculiar yet realistic, and uncharacteristically influential realm of Danish cinema

As part of Danish and Philippine cultural relations, a special screening of Dagsin, a multi-awarded Indie Movie by Filipino Filmmaker Atom Magadia. Inspired by the ideas of Danish Philosopher Søren Kierkegaard and French Existentialist Albert Camus will be shown during the course of the festival.

Admission is FREE and on a first come, first served basis.


  • QC International Pink Film Festival 2018
  • November 14 – November 25


Now on its 3rd year, and after a 2-year hiatus, the QC INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL returns on November 14-25.

The festival will showcase international and local critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ films. Accompanying the screenings, there will be seminars on the issues of LGBTQ+ community primarily on health and human rights.

November 14-18: Gateway Cineplex, Araneta Cubao, QC
November 19-21: UP Cine Adarna, UP Diliman, QC
November 22-25: Cinema Centenario, Maginhawa St., QC


  • Italian Cinema from Venice to Manila
  • November 14 – November 18


The second edition of ITALIAN CINEMA FROM VENICE TO MANILA will showcase nine films from the 47th Venice International Film Festival (2017). It will be a unique opportunity for film lovers of all ages to appreciate the best of Italian films selected by the oldest and among the most authoritative film festivals in the world.

Tickets cost P150, with a discounted ticket price of P100 for students.

Every film will be shown at all three Ayala Malls venues participating in the film festival: U.P. Town Center (Quezon City), Central Square (BGC), and Greenbelt 3 (Makati), making the film festival accessible to filmgoers all over Metro Manila.

In order to share with Cinema students and young film-makers the Italian know-how in three specific fields of the film-making,  3 masterclasses will be also held on November 12 to 14:

  • FVX DESIGN by Paolo Bertola


  • Cine Europa 2018: The 21st European Film Festival
  • November 20 – November 25 


Featuring 28 movies from 16 European Union Member States: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Norway.

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  • Cinema Silencio
  • Every Wednesday


And of course Cinema Silencio, launched last August, will keep delighting you every Wednesday at XX XX with their amazing movie selections and live performances in between the screenings!