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  • EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule - 12 Movies To See For Free At SM City Bacolod | Mea in Bacolod
    EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule: 12 Movies To See For Free At SM Bacolod
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    Last year, EigasaiPH graced the City of Smiles with a treat for those who are fans of Japanese films. They brought several FREE MOVIES for the public to watch. This year, they are coming back to do it all over again. EigasaiPH is making its way to Bacolod this August 2018. For the EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule, read below.

    EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule And Everything Else You Need To Know

    In case you didn’t know, EigasaiPH is a Japanese Film Festival organized by the Japan Foundation, Manila for enthusiasts of Japanese cinema, arts and culture. The organizers go from one Philippine city to another to show popular films from Japan. The best part about this is that they show the films for FREE at SM City Bacolod.

    August 2018 Movie Schedule

    EigasaiPH Bacolod - 12 Movies To See For Free At SM City Bacolod | Mea in Bacolod

    The best way to remember the EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule is to bookmark this post or you can LIKE EigasaiPH on Facebook to get alerts and updates about the upcoming festival. I grabbed the photo from their Facebook post (with permission) and it did say that the schedules might change without prior notice.

    How To Watch EigasaiPH Movies For Free

    It’s actually very straight-forward. For you to watch EigasaiPH’s FREE FILMS at SM City Bacolod, just show up at the cinema on the dates and times posted on the EigasaiPH Bacolod Schedule. If you’d like to watch Tori Girl, for example, just show up at the cinema on August 9, Thursday, 12:30PM.

    Frequently Asked Questions Watching EigasaiPh Films

    Do you need a movie ticket?

    Last year, movie-goers would go straight to the theatre, but I’m not 100% sure this year. I will ask, and then update this post so everyone can be informed.

    First Come, First Serve

    Just like last year, you cannot reserve seats. The arrangement is first-come-first-serve. If you are dying to see ReLIFE, you have to arrive early so that you still have seating.

    See You At EigasaiPH Bacolod

    Based on the schedule, a total of 12 films will be shown. The festival only does this once a year so we really have to grab this chance to appreciate Japanese films together with people who have the same interest. See you at SM City Bacolod this August 2018 for EigasaiPH.

  • EIGASAI Bacolod 2017 - Opening Night Film Review | Mea in Bacolod
    EIGASAI Opens at SM City Bacolod with Her Love Boils Bathwater (Movie Review)
    Posted in: Entertainment, Events

    It’s not everyday that the City of Smiles is graced with a foreign film festival. In fact, we haven’t had any foreign film fests at all until yesterday. Through the partnership with SM City Bacolod, EIGASAI, a film festival that has been celebrated in Manila for about 20 years, has extended their reach to Bacolod City, giving birth to the first ever EIGASAI Bacolod Film Festival.

    EIGASAI Bacolod 2017 | Mea in Bacolod

    Opening Night of Eigasai Bacolod

    I was invited to the opening and as expected the turn out was turnt up. City officials, several organizations, local media, Japanese citizens living in the city, bloggers (myself included), students and some of the general public were able to enjoy EIGASAI Bacolod’s opening night. The first ever film shown was “Her Love Boils Bathwater”.

    No Spoilers Opening Night Movie Review – 9/10

    Her Love Boils Bathwater is a film that many will appreciate. It’s rated PG and hits close to home as it portrays common familial issues. The film depicts troubles in a marriage, parenting difficulties, extramarital affairs, friendship, and, most of all, a mother’s unconditional love. Rie Miyazawa, main actress, was superb in the film. The rest of the cast was nothing short of amazing too.

    What to Expect

    One shouldn’t expect an artsy film nor a film with a lot of action scenes, but what “Her Love Boils Bathwater” will give you is something closer to your heart and that’s what makes it a must-see. Important FYI: Bring your tissues. A whole box of it. As you may have guessed, it’s a drama film and I know that most of you reading this will probably discount the film because of its genre but I’m telling you that this is far from the usual “chick flicks” you’ve seen on screen. It’s going to be a waste if you don’t see this film – trust me.

    EIGASAI Bacolod Brings You FREE Movies

    Did I mention that the EIGASAI Bacolod Film Fest brings you films for FREE? Yes, that’s absolutely right. This is not a typo. It’s really FREE – all 12 films you can watch with your friends at SM City Bacolod free of charge. Here’s the schedule. I suggest that you go early because the films are under a first-come-first-serve basis.

    EIGASAI Bacolod Trailers

    Don’t forget to LIKE Eigasai PH on Facebook as well as the Mea in Bacolod FB Page for more event updates. You can see all the trailers on my friend DhaDha Garcia’s blog the Blue Ink. Check the trailers here.