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This year’s .giff Festival explores all the possibilities of New Cinema

This year’s .giff Festival explores all the possibilities of New Cinema

Calling all filmmakers and film buffs alike: This is one festival you’re not gonna want to miss.

Globe’s .giff Festival of New Cinema is a film festival that is all about the prospect of innovation. In the era of 3D mapping, IGTV and digital projections, how does a budding filmmaker use these to push the conventions of storytelling? 

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Evidently, sky’s the limit. The festival is a filmmaker’s avenue for limitless creation: with talks, film screenings, exhibitions and a vertical short film competition with a grand prize of P200K. There will also be a sensory audio-visual afterparty once the ceremonies are done.


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If you’re not convinced yet, check out the exciting names that will be present at .giff Festival. There will be talks from Zev Deans, Antoinette Jadaone, Raymond Red, JP Habac and Keith Deligero; film screenings from Qiu Yang, Hito Stereyl, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ed Atkins,Forensic Architecture, 98B Scope, Lost Frames and Los Otros; sonic experiences from Tarsius, Auspicious Family, similarobjects, Big Hat Gang, and Baile; and exhibitions from Timmy Harn, Sublingua, submachines., Mvltiverse, Dex Fernandez, and Annie Pacana.

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The .giff Festival is happening this Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 in the Illumination Studio, Black Market, and in La Fuerza compound. Admission is free, but don’t forget to register to secure your seats for the talks and screenings.

Still from Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” (2010)



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