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Mindanao Film Festival calls for entries

Philippine Information Agency
12 Jul 2019, 22:38 GMT+10

DAVAO CITY, July 12 (PIA)- The Mindanao Film Festival, one of the longest-running regional film festivals in the country is now accepting submissions for the 17th edition of the film fest.

Films for consideration are full-length, documentaries, short films, student films, and animated short films that are made by Mindanaoan filmmakers or films about, related or shot in Mindanao

All genres are welcome. Film projects must have been completed anytime within October 2018 to October 2019.

Forms can be found at the film festival's website at

Deadline for submission of film entries is on October 10.

The Mindanao Film Festival is a seven-day festival which features a one-week theatrical run of selected films at Gaisano Mall Cinema in Davao City. One of the highlights of the festival is the Awards Night which fetes outstanding work for films entered in the festival.

"The MFF has been a witness to the growth of regional cinema in Mindanao and we are excited to see the new works from our regional filmmakers, this film festival is for them," Ivan Tadena, assistant film festival director of the MFF said.

The Film Festival is supported by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Film Development Council of the Philippines and Gaisano Mall Cinema. (PIA/RG Alama)

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