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Day: September 18, 2020

Films You Can Now Watch for FREE at Cinema One’s Youtube Channel

While watching on a physical cinema like Cinema Centenario is prohibited due to pandemic, Cinema One made some films available for free on their Youtube channel. Below are some of the films you can watch for free until September 30, 2020, 11:59 PM. 1. BAKA BUKAS (2016) Directed By: Samantha LeeGenre: Drama, RomanceRunning Time: 1h …

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4 Filipino Films Made it to Busan International Film Festival 2020

“Cleaners” by Glenn Barit and “Death of Nintendo” by Raya Martin are two of the official selections on Busan International Film Festival 2020 under the A Window on Asian Cinema Category. While the two short films, “How to Die Young in Manila” by Petersen Vargas and “Kids on Fire” by Kyle Nieva are competing under …

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The Spectre of Brocka’s Maynila Still Haunts Us with Gasping for Air

Urban diaspora is a symptom of uneven development, especially in a country as archipelagic and disjointed as the Philippines. Fringe margins inaccessible to basic commodities often get lured to the big cities, hoping to fare well against thousands in a heavily congested space. Since releasing in 1975, Lino Brocka’s Maynila sa mga Kuko ng Liwanag set the …

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