Film scholar Joel David presented key issues hounding the arrested development of Pinoy film criticism in this article published by The Manila Review.
Indeed, Mr. Eric de Guia whom we dearly love as Kidlat Tahimik Jr. (because he said his son is the Sr.), lives up to the name he is best known for — two somehow contrasting but very powerful Filipino words rolled into one to create an even more powerful energy for its bearer.
May the accomplishment made by the MMFF 2016 continue to influence the Philippines’ future commercial offerings. I believe the Filipino audience is now ready for this #reelvolution.
“Technophilia,” a film about humans’ dependence on technology, gets featured as “Viddsee Film of the Day” during the Philippines’ Independence Day.
This film is a simple but affecting character study of the human mind and emotions. It is a heartfelt tale that examines the world of schizophrenia and its many hideous faces with dignity and restraint.
In celebration of the Philippine International Arts Month, “Cinema Rehiyon: Alter Nativo,” is a four-day event that will feature short and full-length films created by regional filmmakers and is open to all audiences for free.