International Film Festival Manhattan benefits typhoon victims in Philippines

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International Film Festival Manhattan benefits typhoon victims
The 2020 edition of the IFFM is slated for November 19-22, 2020.

The 10th International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) that runs from November 19-22, 2020, will benefit the victims of the recent typhoons that struck Luzon in the Philippines.

The IFFM organizers announced on November 17 their intent to donate $2 of each sold ticket to the victims of typhoons Rolly and Ulysses that hit the Philippines in successive weeks and caused devastation.

The IFFM donation drive is being made through the efforts of the Barangay Ayala Alabang, together with the Sangguniang Kabataan and BAA Youth Organizations. For any questions or concerns, please contact 09175015939 or 09178500387 in the Philippines.

The IFFM 2020 is going virtual amid the Covid-19 pandemic as it showcases Filipino productions along with the world’s best films in the New York-based festival that champions diversity in films. Other countries represented in the IFFM 2020 are USA, Canada, Bulgaria, Estonia, India, Japan, Colombia, Spain, Germany, Macau, China, Russia, Italy, Myanmar, Tibet, Austria, and Switzerland.

The topics and genres covered in the festival include the global pandemic due to the Corona Virus, senior issues, depression, the health care system, beauty pageantry, military, war, crime, drama, and horror.

IFFM this year we will be honoring Veteran Award-Winning Filipino Director Louie Ignacio as the Lifetime Achievement Awardee.

Check out the program listing and how you can watch here.

WATCH the IFFM showcase of Filipino films and HELP the typhoon victims in the Philippines.

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