OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2023
ONLINE SCREENINGS, PREMIERING FILMS, OCT 17 - NOV 4, 2023
UPFI FILM CENTER & UPFI VIDEOTHEQUE (QUEZON CITY) NOV 6-11, 2023
THE NEGROS MUSEUM I THE BLACK BOX (BACOLOD CITY)
UPV CINEMATHEQUE (ILOILO CITY)
Bakunawa Festival is the Philippines' first international fantastic & genre-based film, art & music festival and the longest running festival of its kind in Southeast Asia ran by volunteers without corporate sponsors. We're one of the very few festivals that continued online screenings during the pandemic years. We like fresh, new, creative, innovative films, art & music. Bakunawa is a mythical dragon-like creature in Philippine mythology that devoured moons. Because we are a genre-bending film fest, we want to flip the Bakunawa's role and we want it to instead symbolize the creative monsters inside us.