Instituto Cervantes has been the public institution that was created in Spain in 1991. With its office in the Philippines, it has already been promoting the use and study of Spanish language and teach Hispanic culture.
This month of August, a couple of cultural activities are lined up for Filipinos to participate.
1. OPEN HOUSE
On the occasion of the inauguration of the film series "FOUR GEMS OF LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA" next Saturday, August 4, 2018, we would like to invite you to an Open House at our second branch in Manila: Instituto Cervantes Intramuros.
5 pm: Open House
6 pm: Film showing Azul y no tan rosa (My Straight Son) (Miguel Ferrari, 2012)
**Reserve your seat by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your complete name and mobile number.
2. FOUR GEMS OF LATIN AMERICAN CINEMA
This film cycle is an invitation to discover and enjoy the richness and variety of Latin American cinematography. The selected titles, aside from coming from directors of several countries of the continent, cover several genres, from comedy (The Waiting List) to thriller (The secret of their eyes).
August 4, 2018
Azul y no tan rosa (My Straight Son)
Miguel Ferrari (2012)
August 11, 2018
El método Marcelo Piñeyro (2005)
August 18, 2018
El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes)
Juan José Campanella (2009)
August 25, 2018
Lista de espera (The Waiting List)
Juan Carlos Tabío (2000)
3. THE 12TH MANILA INTERNATIONAL SILENT FILM FESTIVAL
The Manila International Silent Film Festival, which is celebrating its 12th edition from August 30 to September 2, is considered to be the only one of its kind in Asia. The Festival shows silent films from various countries with musical accompaniment by local bands.
This year, the Spanish entry is the film "Frivolinas" (Arturo Carballo, 1926), will be shown on September 2, at 5pm.
**All the screenings of the Festival will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.