The Cinemalaya Film Festival Has Been Postponed

Those looking forward to the annual Cinemalaya Film Festival will have to wait a little longer as the 2020 run has been postponed. The news was announced by the organizers in a statement on Facebook. According to organizers, “Due to the developing situation brought about by the CoVID-19 crisis, the 16th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film […]

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Those looking forward to the annual Cinemalaya Film Festival will have to wait a little longer as the 2020 run has been postponed.

The news was announced by the organizers in a statement on Facebook.

According to organizers, “Due to the developing situation brought about by the CoVID-19 crisis, the 16th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival slated for August 2020 will be postponed.”

It added, “We recognize the health and safety hazards that film production might pose on filmmakers and workers as they strive to meet the original deadlines for the competition. We also anticipate the modified ways of ‘live’ audience engagement that might need to be adopted after the quarantine period.”

It did not mention when the new dates of the film festival will be.

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