After the successful 6th Mindanao Film Festival which showcased different films from Mindanaoan filmmakers, Davao City will host 2011's Cinemarehiyon Film Festival which will screen regional films from differentDavao parts of the country.
Spearheaded by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Cinema Committee as parts of the National Arts Month, the festival will be held in Davao City from February 9-12 at Gaisano Mall Cinema.
"This is the first time it will be held outside of Manila." Mike Rapatan of the chair of the NCCA's committee on Cinema said.
Rapatan during his speech at the Mindanao Film Festival Awards night held last December 5, said that the festival will be much bigger in scale as new regional films coming from Ilocano and Igorot filmmakers will be featured.