Mark your calendars: 1st Korean Architectural Film Festival in Manila announced

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED May 16, 2018 01:53 pm
The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

(Inside Manila) With monthly programs catered to Filipinos, the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines (KCC) has made and continues to make Korean Culture alive and well in our country. There are Korean language classes, dance classes, fan meetings, food gatherings, competitions—the list goes on. This coming June, we’ll see a new festivity the Philippines has yet to celebrate.

For the first time in Manila, KCC, in partnership with Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Seoul International Architecture Film Festival (SIAFF), is bringing the “Korean Architectural Film Festival” on June 1 to 3, 2018 at FDCP Cinematheque Manila.

Take note that Korean Architectural Film Festival is different from the Korean Film Festival held annually in different parts of the country by the KCC. Like the latter, however, film screenings at the former festival will be free-of-charge.

The KCC has yet to announce the complete film schedule, but with this opportunity to watch and learn yet another rich angle of Korea’s culture, we are betting it will be a festival to remember.

The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines was opened on July 19, 2011, with a mission to deepen the understanding and appreciation of Korean culture through diverse programs and events and to foster more cultural exchange between the Philippines and Korea. It is also the 20th Korean cultural center in the world that was built to recognize the locals’ support of the Korean wave a.k.a Hallyu that first appeared during the mid-1990s.

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