Tuesday, December 9, 2014

QUEZON CITY INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL

Founded in 1995, the International Pink Festival (IPF) is the largest, most well-attended LGBT film festival in the Philippines. The 8-day festival is renowned for its wide-ranging film selections from major independent and international filmmakers with more than 35 films from 15 countries. 

QUEZON CITY INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL

The Quezon City International Pink Film Festival envisions at creating experiences that bring people together to discover extraordinary films from around the world that promotes and advocates positive and long lasting effects on LGBT and the community. This year, QCIPFF is organized by the Quezon City Government through the Quezon City Pride Council bringing premium Film Programming from award winning LGBT movies here and abroad. Set to host the largest International Pink Film Festival, which will start  on December 9 until December 16 at the Trinoma Mall Cinema 4. The festival features films that highlight the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

QUEZON CITY INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL

Opening the festival will be the world premiere of "#pinQCity", a new flick by documentary filmmaker Nick Deocampo. It tackles the struggles of an LGBT community living in one of the biggest cities in the country. The festival also features local queer film classics and new releases such as Gil Portes’ "Markova,"Auraeus Solito’s "Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros," Joel Lamangan’s "Lihis," Jose Altarejos’ "Unfriend," Sigrid Andrea Bernardo’s "Ang Huling Cha-cha ni Anita," and Alvin Yapan’s "Gaydar."

QUEZON CITY INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL

Award-winning international films will also be screened during festival which includes Cannes Film Festival grand prize winner "La Vie d’Adele" (Blue is the Warmest Color), the German film "Freier Fall," and the American documentary "Before We Know It."

Other foreign films to be shown are from Sweden, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia,  Cambodia, and Vietnam.

QUEZON CITY INTERNATIONAL PINK FILM FESTIVAL
Source:
http://www.qcjubilee.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=129:quezon-city-pink-film-festival&catid=80:events&Itemid=647
http://www.qcpinkfestival.com/p/the-quezon-city-international-pink-film.html#sthash.JXaXZLxq.dpuf

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