The 3rd Macao International Film Festival & Awards (IFFAM) taking place in December promises to be a cinema lover’s dream! For this edition, IFFAM chose north-American actor, Nicolas Cage as its Talent Ambassador and there’s a new section. Besides showing his latest movie, Mandy, Cage will be present at the opening ceremony and will participate in a Masterclass on the festival’s second day. From 8 to 14 December, IFFAM will spread cinema through the city, with several screenings in different locations, including Macao Tower, Cinematheque Passion and the Macao Cultural Centre. This year, the organization announced a new competitive section: New Chinese Cinema, which will present a dedicated showcase of outstanding films from Chinese-speaking territories to audiences and industry guests.
At the Macao Cultural Centre, cinema fans can be part of Local View Power, this year integrated in the Cinema Festival. Boosted by a rising number of local film producers and promoting entities, Macau’s thriving cinematic scene hasn’t stopped growing over the last decade. Since 2007, the Local View Power film-commissioning programme has been providing aspiring filmmakers with opportunities to develop their ideas, laying ground for seasoned directors to grow further.
When: December 8–14, 2018
How much: MOP $60 per person for each movie session
For more informations and updates, visit their website. For ticketing, program and schedule, go to Macau Ticket official page. Information regarding the Local View Power are available at IFFAM’s website and the Macao Cultural Centre’s.