Lav Diaz films will be shown at the Venice Film Festival in Manila. (Image: Vin Aranas Productions)
Another artistic event this week is The Venice Film Festival in Manila which will run from July 26 until July 31 at Venice Grand Canal Mall in Taguig City.
This year’s event will be the first time the film fest will be shown in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia. Aside from the Italian films that will be showcased in the event, three Filipino movies that have participated in the film fest in the past will also be included: Thy Womb by Brillante Mendoza, Jay by Francis Xavier Pasion, and Ang Babaeng Humayo by Lav Diaz.
Morning screening of the all the participating films will be free while afternoon and evening film screenings will have a PhP50 charge.