FDCP launches ‘Sine Negrense, Cinematheque’ in Bacolod

THE Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) launched on Monday the first island-wide film festival in Negros Island Region (NIR), which is positioned to be a medium of having Negrense voices heard by the people, including those outside the country.

FDCP chair Mary Liza Diño-Seguerra, who led the press launch at the Negros Museum in Bacolod City on Monday, said the thrust of the film festival dubbed “Sine Negrense” is to empower new breed and emerging filmmakers in the region.

Diño-Seguerra said having the festival in Negros gives every Negrense the value to really take pride of their stories and start telling them through films. Read more…