Where to Go
for a Micro Cinema
By Kyzia Maramara
Escape the hassle of the rain and traffic! Catch your favorite Filipino movies and even cross off those on your bucket list at the various micro cinema theaters in the metro this weekend.
Cinema ’76 Film Society: San Juan
160 Luna Mencias St. Brgy. Addition Hills, San Juan
(02) 637 5076 | Facebook
A regular ticket price for Cinema ’76 is Php 150 per movie at their San Juan branch.
Cinema ’76 Film Society: Anonas
3/F Anonas LRT City Center, Aurora Blvd. Quezon City
(02) 637 5076 | Facebook
This new micro cinema by Cinema ’76 makes movies available to those who can’t get to the San Juan branch easily, here’s a map for convenience. Each screening is priced at Php 200 (Cinema 1) and Php 250 (Cinema 2).
Cinematheque Center Manila
855 T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, Manila
Cinematheque Center Manila presents full-length Cine Filipino films this weekend at Php 100 admission fee with every screening.
95 Maginhawa St. Quezon City, Philippines
0945 536 7054 | Facebook
Cinema Centenario is set to screen the following local and foreign movies for Php 200 each ticket, with the exception of Ang Panahon ng Halimaw by Lav Diaz which will screen for Php 400 this weekend.
UP Film Center’s Cine Adarna
UPFI Film Center Magsaysay Avenue UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City
(02) 926 2722 | Facebook
Cine Adarna presents a full showcase of features from the previous TOFARM Film Festival, the only advocacy-driven film festival in the country today with entries telling the lives, journeys, trials and triumphs of Filipino farmers. It will run from July 17 to Aug 2, 2018 with tickets for each screening at Php 150.
Museum of Contemporary Art and Design
The Loop, 12F SDA, DLS-CSB, Dominga St. Malate, Manila
(02) 230 5100| Facebook
This month’s selection of weekend screenings is curated by Ida Anita del Mundo, filmmaker, writer and musician. This July 20 & 21, treat yourself to the Indian film Stanley Ka Dabba, the best part is it’s free admission!
Black Maria Cinema
17 Celia Street, Mandaluyong
(02) 532 0540 | Facebook
Black Maria Cinema will be screening three movies this weekend. One is Alimuom ng Kahapon by Rosswil H. Hilario tells the story of a relationship that developed amidst contrasting ideals and principles the other two are digitally restored and remastered films: Banaue: Stairway To The Sky by Gerardo de Leon is a movie about The Ifugao tribe’s quest for the promised land and John & Marsha ‘85 Sa Probinsiya by Jett C. Espiritu is a comedy casting Dolpy and Nida Blanca.
iChill Theater Café
Dos Castillas St 1125, Sampaloc Manila
(02) 313 5321 | Facebook
Who wouldn’t love coffee and movies? iChill Theater Café has more than food, art, and board games for its customers, they also screen films that might not be something you’re used to. The movie roster keeps its viewers guessing with every screening. If you want to know which movies are set for the specific weekend, visit the Café to be surprised. One thing’s for sure, all the films will be worth your time and coffee.
Which cinema will you be visiting this weekend? Share it with us below!