• February 28, 2024
  • Ang Diyaryong Pinagkakatiwalaan

QCINEMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL GOES HYBRID FOR 2020!

DESPITE the COVID-19 pandemic, the love for cinema does not stop as the QCinema International Film Festival goes hybrid for 2020!

 

Running from November 27 to December 5, the festival will hold screenings in an outdoor venue and online, via the TVOD platform UPSTREAM.

 

According to festival director, Ed Lejano, they decided to stage a hybrid film festival as their way to “adapt to the unprecedented challenges of 2020.”

 

Because of this, they will be holding a socially-distanced and by-invitation-only screening at an outdoor venue in Quezon City.

 

Opening the festival is the monochromatic version of Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite. The black and white version of the Palme d’Or winner had its first screening at the Rotterdam Film Festival last January.

 

Aside from Parasite, two other films which will have physical screenings, Fernanda Valadez’s Identifying Features and Raya Martin‘s Death of Nintendo.

 

QCinema has also announced a line-up of 13 films, all of which will be streaming via UPSTREAM during its run. Those who want to view the films can do so by purchasing the tickets via GMovies.

 

Check out the line-up of movies here:

Glenn Barit’s Cleaners
Dwein Baltazar’s Oda sa Wala
Khavn’s Balangiga Howling Wilderness
Rae Red’s Babae at Baril

 

Asian Special Edition Section:

Lav Diaz’s Genus, Pan Emir Ezwan’s Roh
New Horizons Section: Melina León’s Song Without a Name
Tran Thanh Huy’s Rom
RainbowQC: Lucio Castro’s End of the Century
Ray Yeung’s Suksuk

 

Screen International Section:
Gabriel Mascaro’s Divine Love
Naomi Kawase’s True Mothers
Mateusz Pacewicz’s Corpus Christi

 

QCinema International Film Festival 2020 will be running from November 27 to December 5. For online screening tickets, you may check out UPSTREAM’s official website.

 

You can also visit QCinema’s official website, Facebook, and Instagram pages for updates regarding the festival. (ROHN ROMULO)

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