Date: 22 – 31 October 2015
Location: Quezon City (Gateway Mall Cineplex)
Guest: Roger Garcia
Screening: A Simple Life, Overheard, Nader and Simin: A Separation, Niño
Partners: QCinema International Film Festival
To promote Asian cinema and expand its audience worldwide, the Asian Film Awards Academy (AFA Academy) presented a film roadshow programme titled Asian Cinerama at the 3rd QCinema International Film Festival(QCIFF), a flagship film programme of the Philippines’ most populated city Quezon City (22 to 31 October, 2015). QCIFF’s film programme was diverse and open, including local and international commercial and independent films, as well as Oscars contenders. It included a wide diversity of genres such as drama, horror, documentary, animation, etc. It encouraged emerging and veteran filmmakers through prizes and grants with the Circle Competition, DoQC International Documentary Competition, and the Pylon Awards.
The QCinema International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Quezon City, Philippines. The festival showcases local and international films, documentaries, and short films, and gives grants to their creators.The QCinema International Film Festival was created in 2013 by the Quezon City Film Development Foundation (QCFDC), a Quezon City governmental commission that supported the city’s filmmakers.
In 2015 the festival was held from October 22 to 31, with 10,000 people attending. The QCIFF featured 33 films with 200 screenings, with 8 receiving grants.