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  • 22nd French Film Festival

    Each year, over 15,000 moviegoers are treated to critically-acclaimed French films that provide a mirror into French society. From June 9 to 17, the 22nd French Film Festival continues this tradition with 13 French films that will immerse Filipinos in a different form of storytelling that portrays French values, culture, and language.

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  • Inauguration of the Cinematheque Centre in Manila

    Last December 15, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) inaugurated its new offices located in one of Manila’s most historical quarters at TM Kalaw. The Cinematheque Centre houses a 100-seat theater, an archives facility, and a mediatheque of films from various Southeast Asian countries.

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  • Brillante Mendoza receives highest French honor for the arts

    Director Brillante Mendoza was conferred the title Chevalier (Knight) in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) in a reception led by French Ambassador Gilles Garachon at his residence Thursday evening.

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  • Film Dev’t Council chair receives French Legion of Honor

    The President of the French Republic has named Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) Chairman Briccio Santos Chevalier (Knight) in the Légion d’honneur (Legion of Honor), one of the premier distinctions conferred on individuals by the France.

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