The Japanese Film Festival, also known as EIGASAI, comes to the city of pine-sifted sunshine Baguio City for the first time to showcase a variety of cinematic glee with drama, anime, mystery, feature, and romance films. 2016 is a special year for the Philippines’ and Japan’s friendship, marking its 60th year of diplomatic relations with each other.
Eigasai 2016 Baguio City Launch
The first Eigasai in Baguio City will have an opening reception on August 11, 2016 at the Cinema of SM CIty Baguio from 5:30 PM. After that, the film viewing of 12 beautiful cinematic beauties at 7:00 PM, will be opened to the people of Baguio to know more about Japan.
These 12 award-winning films will be screened at SM City Baguio Cinema and the FDCP Cinematheque Baguio from August 22 to August 21, 2016. The schedule of films are arranged in such a way that it is possible to watch them all. Below is the schedule of films you can watch. ADMISSION IS FREE on first come- first serve basis.
* NEWLY ADDED SCHEDULE: Crossroads will also be shown at Cinematheque Baguio on August 16, 17, 20, and 21 5:30 PM.
Win special prizes
Aside from the launch and screening of films, you can also win special prizes from their sponsor Canon Marketing Philippines to celebrate the launch of #EIGASAI2016Baguio! Just follow these steps:
1) Follow the Eigasai PH Facebook Page and like this EIGASAI COMES TO BAGUIO post.
2) Share the post and tell which film you want to watch during EIGASAI and why. Watch the trailers below to know more about each film
3) Add the message: “Join the EIGASAI at SM City Baguio and FDCP
CINEMATHEQUE!” and make sure to use the official hashtag #EIGASAI2016Baguio.
Don’t forget to make your post public! The winners will be announced during the EIGASAI IN BAGUIO OPENING NIGHT on Thursday, August 11, at 18:00.
For more details and updates on the festival, follow Eigasai’s official event page. Most of all, don’t forget to spread the word. See you at the launch, fellow film enthusiasts! 🙂