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Friday, August 17, 2018

ISFFM partners with SM Cinema at SM Megamall to screen eight (8) silent films on August 30

The International Silent Film Festival Manila (ISFFM), renowned as the first and oldest silent film festival in Southeast Asia, it is having its 12th installment this 2018.  Founded in 2007, the festival was a unique collaborative initiative led by the Goethe Institut Philippinen together with the Japan Foundation - Manila, and the Instituto Cervantes.  The festival has grown as it continues to celebrate arts and cultural heritage through international silent films with live music, scored by Filipino artists.  This year, there are eight participating countries to celebrate yet another year of intercultural collaboration---- Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, U.S. and the Philippines.

Happening from August 30 to September 2, the ISFFM is partnering with SM Cinema at SM Megamall to screen eight (8) silent films.  The participating embassies and cultural institutions include:  the Film Development Council of the Philippines, the Goethe Institut Philippinen, the Philippine-Italian Association, Japan Foundation-Manila, Instituto Cervantes and the Embassies of the United States of America, Austria and France.

Admission is free, on a first come, first served basis.  

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