New indie film hub opens in QC's Maginhawa Street


Posted at Dec 06 2017 03:50 PM

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Cinema Centenario is the newest microcinema in Quezon City's Maginhawa Street. Handout

Fans of independent films now have a new place to hang out in Quezon City's hip Maginhawa Street.

Located beside cafes and restaurants, Cinema Centenario is a 65-seater microcinema designed to serve as a home for quality, Filipino-made films from all regions.

Filmmaker Hector Barretto Calma considers Cinema Centenario as his contribution to the 100th anniversary of Philippine cinema.

Upon its launch last December 1, Cinema Centenario has already partnered with the Active Vista Human Rights Festival. It is also beefing up its line-up for the first-ever Maginhawa Film Festival

Cinema Centernario will also hold lectures and workshops to promote Philippine cinema and to support Filipino filmmakers.

You may check out Cinema Centenario's official Facebook page for screenings and schedules.