With support from The UNESCO Memory of the World (PH), a new movement to recognize cinema as the world’s documentary heritage needing protection and preservation is launched with the nationwide advocacy to use cinema for education. The Pedagogical Cinema kicks off with a launching program featuring Nick Deocampo’s “The Saga of Philippine Cinema.” Believing […]

  Thirteen theater artists took the challenge to record their daily lives by making video diaries and conversations during the pandemic lockdown. Despite how bleak the pandemic was, it brought them to listen to their bodies, minds and hearts. Avic Ilagan’s documentary Lockdown Diaries: COVID-19 will screen for free at the UPFI Film Center on […]

FREE SCREENING One of the largest in the world, the Filipino Diaspora is a complex phenomenon of a people spread-out in the world seeking opportunities and opening new ways of seeing both the outside world and the land they came from. Don’t miss the chance to watch Kung Saan Man Tayo (2021) and Naglalakbay (2022) […]

Binisaya Film Festival, a homegrown grassroots film festival in Cebu City. A flagship program of the Binisaya Movement Inc. showcasing contemporary vernacular films helmed by Cebuanos and other regional filmmakers across the Archipelago. “Then&Now” 13 years of BINISAYA Film Festival at the UPFI Film Center in cooperation with PUP Center Heritage Studies. A tribute to […]