Kinofest 2023 © Goethe-Institut

The annual festival for current German cinema returns fully offline for the first time after the pandemic! A variety of thought-provoking visions from current German film directors awaits you this October 19 to 22, 2023 at the Gateway Cineplex 10.

© Goethe-Institut Philippinen

Opening Film

Sun and Concrete

Germany | 2023
Director: David Wnendt
Genre: Narrative, Coming-of-age, Crime
German with English Subtitles
Duration: 119 mins
Rating: R13

Sonne and Beton © Constantin Film Verleih


Kinofest Special

Experimental Films from Germany and the Philippines

Q&A Session with David Wnendt and Felix Lobrecht

Sun and Concrete

On Sunday, 22 October 2023, after the 3pm screening of “Sonne und Beton”, there will be a post-screening Q&A with the German stand-up comedian, podcast host, and author of the autobiographical novel “Sonne und Beton”, Felix Lobrecht, and award-winning German director, screenwriter and producer David Wnendt.

Q&A Session © Goethe-Institut Philippinen


Tickets to the Kinofest 2023 screenings are sold at PHP 200 each. You can purchase yours at the Gateway Mall Cineplex counters, on the Gateway Cineplex website or via the Araneta City App.


Screenings will take place at Gateway Cineplex, in Cubao, Quezon City from October 19 to 22, 2023. See the complete screening schedule here. 


Want to write or blog about the Kinofest 2023? Download our official press release, film stills and other publicity materials in our Press Section.


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