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Laughing Your Way To the Cinema: 13th Israeli Film Festival in Manila

In partnership with the FDCP’s (Film Development Council of the Philippines) Film Cultural Exchange Program, Ayala Malls and Greenbelt Cinema, the 13th Israeli Film Festival will be held at Greenbelt Cinema 3, Makati City from November 5-6 2014. The film festival will feature eight (8) films of heart warming comedy.

Admission is FREE.

Israeli Ambassador Effie Ben Matityau quips “Humor is one of the strongest trademarks of the Israeli society and the Jewish World. Humor is the best universal language that we all understand. The film festival is an opportunity for all of us, Israelis and Filipinos, to laugh together”.

Movie Highlights include:

Hunting Elephants - Starring British actor Patrick Stewart, the 2013 film revolves around the adventures and misadventures behind a bank robbery for revenge. 

Hunting Elephants – Starring British actor Patrick Stewart, the 2013 film revolves around the adventures and misadventures behind a bank robbery for revenge.

Up the Wrong Tree – By Israeli Filmmaker Gur Bentwich, the film centers on a personal and social protest to bring back a man's lost love and his dog.

Up the Wrong Tree – By Israeli Filmmaker Gur Bentwich, the film centers on a personal and social protest to bring back a man’s lost love and his dog.

The Matchmaker – a 2010 film attempts to unravel the tricky trade of matchmaking and the thrill of first love.

The Matchmaker – a 2010 film unravels the tricky trade of matchmaking and the thrill of first love.

Other Movies include:

Alex is Lovesick
Total Love
The Big Dig
Pick a Card
A Matter of Size

For more information, please visit the Israel Embassy’s Facebook page (Israel in the Philippines) and their Twitter account (@IsraelinPH). Make sure to secure your seats at http://www.sureseats.com.

I hope to see you there! Enjoy the rest of the show folks!

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