Cine Europa enters its 21st year; Celebrating the European Year of Cultural Hertiage and opening in Cebu City for the first time
As the biggest running film festival in the country enters its 21st year, Cine Europa will kick off for the first time this year in Cebu City on 27 September in Circa 1900, Alliance Francaise de Cebu and Ayala Center Cebu City. This year's Cine Europa film festival is organised in connection with the celebration of the European Year of Cultural Heritage in 2018. Ambassador Jessen said that Cine Europa is one of the most effective means for the EU to reach out to the Filipino people. It is a unique way to showcase European cultural diversity in the Philippines.
Twenty-eight movies from 16 European Union Member States (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom) as well as Norway will be screened this year.
This year, the British Council chose two inspiring documentaries about the impact of artists, musicians and creatives on contemporary society. Their unique perspectives offer critical reflections on history and modern-day Britain. Amy and My Generation also highlight the diversity of British society. Many artists from the UK come from somewhere else, yet have made the UK their home; their artistry, imagination and creativity have contributed to new and ground breaking ideas that have resonated with people throughout the world.