‘John Denver Trending’ first Filipino film to screen in South Korean cinemas

November 15, 2022 - 6:05 PM
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Photo shows the Korean poster of the movie "John Denver Trending" (Film Development Council of the Philippines/Twitter; ardenrod/Twitter; John Denver Trending/Facebook)

The award-winning Filipino film “John Denver Trending” will be screened in South Korean cinemas nationwide this November. 

“It will be the first Filipino film to be released with wide screenings throughout Korea,” the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) said

On Twitter, FDCP shared the movie’s poster with Korean characters. The film’s director and writer Arden Rod Condez said this was created by artist Rome Velasco

Condez also shared another poster design on the social media platform. 

“The movie will be released on November 23 at CGV, Lotte Cinema and Megabox in major Korean cities,” FDCP said

“John Denver Trending” follows the story of a 14-year-old farm boy, played by Jansen Magpusao, who is supended after a video of him bullying his classmate went viral. 

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