Metro Manila Microcinemas to Check Out Next Weekend

Cozy up for movie date night with indie and alternative flicks.

For those based in San Juan, Cinema ‘76 Film Society has been the go-to neighborhood theater for indie flicks since they opened in February 2016. Cinema ’76 brings the latest Filipino independent films as well as English and foreign-language films to its discriminating movie audience.

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Inspired by the year 1976 in Philippine Cinema (a Golden year marked by such classics as Brocka’s Insiang and Lunes, Martes…, Eddie Romero’s Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon, Ishmael Bernal’s Nunal sa Tubig and Ligaw na Bulaklak, Mike De Leon’s Itim, Mario O’Hara’s Tatlong Taong Walang Diyos, Lupita A. Concio’s Minsa’y Isang Gamu-Gamo, and Alkitrang Dugo), Cinema ’76 aims to solidify the current Golden Age of Philippine Cinema.

This microcinema has a maximum seating capacity of 60 and screens movies from 12:00 noon to 12:00 a.m. They also hold master classes and screen classics via retrospective programs and tributes to film legends.

Cinema ‘76 Film Society
160 Luna Mencias, San Juan City
(+632) 398 1939 |
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