‘Autobiography’ and ‘BOLD EAGLE’ are Big Winners in QCinema 2022 Pylon Awards

For a remarkable feature debut commandeered by two riveting lead performances, offering a very intense, haunting cinematic experience, Autobiography by Makbul Mubarak wins the Asian Next Wave award of QCinema. The award, which focuses on emerging filmmakers from Southeast Asia and East Asia with less than three features, made a comeback in this year’s edition of QCinema. …

‘Triangle of Sadness’ star Dolly de Leon gets a standing ovation during its Philippine premiere

TBA Studios is bringing the critically acclaimed satirical dark comedy film Triangle of Sadness to the QCinema International Film Festival 2022, premiering as the festival’s opening film on Nov. 17 at Gateway Cineplex in Quezon City.  While the premiere is by invitation, moviegoers can still catch the second screening of Triangle of Sadness during the …

Auteurs Take the Spotlight in QCinema’s Screen International

The late French New Wave director, Jean-Luc Godard, once said that “with mobile phones and whatever, everyone is now an auteur.” In QCinema’s specially-curated section, Screen International, however, the bar is certainly set higher as it showcases the world’s renowned directors whose distinctive styles make their acclaimed works undeniably their own. David Cronenberg, Canada’s body …

QCinema celebrates new directors on its 10th edition

Heralding new directors and their acclaimed new works, QCinema celebrates outstanding debut or second features in its special 10th edition line-up this November 17-26, 2022. New Horizons, QCinema’s exhibition section which was first introduced in 2019, returns with a line-up of outstanding fresh auteurs from all over the world. Saint Omer, Venice Silver Lion Grand Jury …

Celebrating 10: QCinema’s 2022 Edition is Guaranteed Intense

in10city, QCinema International Film Festival’s 10th edition, powers up 2022 with another impressive lineup which includes films sourced from the most prestigious festival from all around the world. Bookending the festival is the much-awaited screening of two acclaimed European films with notable performances by Filipino thespians. The Palme d’Or-winning class satire Triangle of Sadness by Ruben …

‘Nocebo,’ ‘Huesera,’ ‘Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon’ to screen at QCinema’s Midnight Series

As a special treat for lovers of genre and fantasy movies, QCinema is relaunching its Midnight Series section with three spine-tingling titles.  First introduced in 2017, the section offers chills and thrills for its late-night festival screenings. An atmospheric psychological thriller by Lorcan Finnegan, Nocebo, is the first co-production of Ireland and the Philippines, with Epic Media and Film Development …

QCinema Asian Next Wave returns after two years, features seven new titles competing for the Pylon Award

QCinema’s main competition, Asian Next Wave, makes its much-awaited return in the festival’s special 10th edition, after an absence of two years. Focusing on emerging filmmakers from Southeast Asia and East Asia with less than three features, this year’s competition slate features seven new titles competing for the Pylon Award. Fresh from its world premiere in …

QCinema International Film Festival Announces This Year’s #QCShorts Grantees

A refreshingly diverse program of themes and styles are in store for all viewers in QCinema’s 10th year, which will blaze the big screens in November. This year’s winning short films examine cinema and interrogate space created, recreated, and destroyed through it. Its roster covers a range of concerns — from a reflexive attempt to save …