3rd Danish Film Festival at Shang Cineplex

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Catch the 3rd Danish Film Festival from October 19 to October 22 at Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City. The festival is made possible by the Embassy of Denmark in the Philippines in partnership with Shangri-la Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).

All screenings are open to the public. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. This year’s festival showcases 11 contemporary and award-winning films from recent years:

The Commune ⎜ Thomas Vinterberg, 2016
Long Story Short ⎜ May El-Toukhy, 2015
Key House Mirror ⎜ Michael Noer, 2015
Going to School ⎜ Frederik Meldal Nørgaard, 2015
Iqbal Farooq and the Secret Recipe ⎜ Tilde Harkamp, 2015
The Sunfish ⎜ Søren Balle, 2014
Northwest ⎜ Michael Noer, 2013
White Knight ⎜ Jannik Johansen, 2007
Fighter ⎜ Natasha Arthy, 2007
Echo ⎜ Anders Morgenthaler, 2007
After the Wedding ⎜ Susanne Bier, 2005

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For more information, visit @DenmarkinthePhilippines or Shang Cineplex.

Starbucks Philippines’ Coffee Appreciation Festival 2017

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Delve into the world of coffee at Starbucks PhilippinesCoffee Appreciation Festival 2017 this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, 2017 (from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm) at Glorietta 2 Activity Center.

Starbucks has lined up a series of activities such as seminars, interactive displays and exhibits for coffee enthusiasts and event guests. To gain access, simply present your Philippine-issued Starbucks Card (only the first 1,000 customers to present the Starbucks Card may be accommodated per day).

Visit Starbucks Philippines’ Facebook events page for more information.

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Coffee Appreciation Festival 2017 by Starbucks Philippines

June 10 and 11, 2017 | Saturday and Sunday | 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm

Present Starbucks Card issued in the Philippines to gain access to event

Glorietta 2 Activity Center
Palm Drive, Makati City,
Metro Manila, Philippines

Karnabal Festival 2017

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Presented by Sipat Lawin Ensemble in cooperation with The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Karnabal Festival 2017: Performance and Social Innovation is a two-week festival, running from May 10 to 21, 2017, that will highlight the new works of an alternative wave of local performance-makers and international artists in the Philippines through socially-engaged performances.

Karnabal Contemporary Cultural Laboratory, the organizer behind the festival, supports independent and emerging artists by providing them with resources, education and a platform free from the pressures of commercial success, so that these artists can keep creating original and meaningful performances that address the social and cultural issues of our time.

Like a carnival or a traveling caravan, Karnabal Festival 2017’s Metro Manila venue is mobile and multi-site: from studios, to the great outdoors, to coffee shops, a black box theater, the streets, and even inside homes. Click here for more information on the schedule and venue.

Performances are blank-ticketed instead of having fixed rates, as a form of social experiment where audiences determine the amount of what they pay for based on their perceived value of the work while taking into consideration their economic capacity.

For more information on the festival, visit facebook.com/karnabalfestival/ or visit their crowdfunding campaign to make a donation.

 

 

 

Swiss Film Festival

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Watch Swiss films Heidi, Rascals on the Road and Vitus at the first-ever Swiss Film Festival on April 28-30 and May 5-7 at Cinema 4, Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza. All screenings are open to the public and admission is FREE. Seats are on a first come-first served basis.

Heidi (2015) is the classic story about a young orphan girl living with her grandfather Alm in the Alps, based on the biggest best selling Swiss novel written in the 1880’s by Johanna Spyri. Vitus (2006) is a 12-year old piano prodigy who wants to live a life like an ordinary kid even though his well-meaning parents have big and ambitious dreams for him. He decides to take a different path with the help of his eccentric grandfather who loves flying. Rascals on the Road (2005) is the story of four little rascals told through the eyes of 12-year-old Eugen based on a popular 1955 children’s book by Swiss author Klaus Schädelin. Eugen and his three friends go on an adventure to search for a long lost treasure by following the footsteps of “the biggest rascal of all time” Fritzli Bühler.

The Swiss Film Festival is presented by The Embassy of Switzerland in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in celebration of of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Philippines.

Shangri-la Plaza is located at EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For more information, visit shangrila-plaza.com or cinemabravo.