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[Film] Argentine Film Festival’s “Crime Cinema”, FDCP Cinematheque

September 29, 2016

This year’s Argentine Film Festival is not yet over with the upcoming  “Crime Cinema” series.

Catch five (5) crime, drama and/or thriller movies to be screened this October at all FDCP Cinematheques!

Paco (2009 / Drama / 128 min) is the story of Francisco, a young psychics teacher who starts consuming drugs. His mother, a well known congresswoman and Nina, the woman who will try to save him from a horrible future.

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps, the Nueve Reinas (“Nine Queens” / 2000 / Drama, Mystery, Thriller / Rated R / 114 min).

When affluent Buenos Aires doctor Agustin sets into the shoes of this dead yokel brother, Pedro. In Todos Tenemos Un Plan (“Everyone has a plan” / 2012 / Drama, Thriller / Rated R / 118 min), he sets in train a series of events that will lead him into sights of the police.

Un Oso Rojo (“Red Bear” / 2002 / Drama / 94 min) focuses on the life of Ruben, an ex-con who’s trying to put his criminal past behind him. He finds that his ex-wife is now living with Sergio and his daughter, Alicia, has forgotten who he is.

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure. One of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior. Both still haunt him decades later in El Secreto de Sus Ojos (“The Secret in Their Eyes” / 2009 / Crime, Drama, Investigative / 126 min).


All screenings are free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Screening Schedule

  • FDCP Cinematheque Manila, October 4-7
Oct 4 / TuesdayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos4:00 PM
Nueve Reinas7:00 PM
Oct 5 / WednesdayTodos Tenemos Un Plan7:00 PM
Oct 6 / ThursdayNueve Reinas5:00 PM
Un Oso Rojo7:00 PM
Oct 7 / FridayPaco5:00 PM
El Secreto de Sus Ojos7:00 PM
  • FDCP Cinematheque Davao, October 11-16
Oct 11 / TuesdayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos3:30 PM
Nueve Reinas5:30 PM
Oct 12 / WednesdayPaco3:30 PM
Un Oso Rojo5:30 PM
Oct 13 / ThursdayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos3:30 PM
Nueve Reinas5:30 PM
Oct 14 / FridayPaco3:30 PM
Un Oso Rojo5:30 PM
Oct 15 / SaturdayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos3:30 PM
Nueve Reinas5:30 PM
Oct 16 / SundayPaco3:30 PM
Un Oso Rojo5:30 PM
  • FDCP Cinematheque Baguio, October 18-23
Oct 18 / TuesdayPaco10:00 AM
Oct 19 / WednesdayUn Oso Rojo10:00 AM
Oct 20 / ThursdayNueve Reinas10:00 AM
Oct 21 / FridayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos10:00 AM
Oct 22 / SaturdayNueve Reinas10:00 AM
Oct 23 / SundayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos10:00 AM
  • FDCP Cinematheque Iloilo, October 18-23
Oct 18 / TuesdayEl Secreto de Sus Ojos3:30 PM
Un Oso Rojo5:30 PM
Oct 19 / WednesdayNueve Reinas3:30 PM
Paco5:30 PM
Oct 20 / ThursdayTodos Tenemos Un Plan3:30 PM
El Secreto de Sus Ojos5:30 PM
Oct 21 / FridayNueve Reinas5:30 PM
Oct 22 / SaturdayPaco5:30 PM
Oct 23 / SundayTodos Tenemos Un Plan5:30 PM

This event is made possible by the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in the Philippines and the FDCP through the Film Cultural Exchange Program.

For more information on the Argentine Film Festival “Crime Cinema”, visit www.facebook.com/ArgentinaEnFilipinas or the film festival’s Facebook event page.

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