Philippine Dramatic Traditions and the Filipino Film. The two were dumb folded and went on their way. Ang indie films ay nakalikha ng sarili nitong niche community. New Home – My writing — about music, not film, at the moment — can currently be found at my new blog: Some historians claim that the trial and execution was inevitable while some, like Agoncillo, claim the entire endeavor to be a farce. And, finally, oggs, you’re a saint. Kape na lang tayo, Oggs! Bagamat mayroong pelikula mula sa rehiyon, mas ang itinatampok pa sa kompetisyon sa Cinemalaya ay ang sentrong nag-aaproba ng proyekto ng rehiyon o mga pelikulang may rehiyonal na flavor na pinondohan at nakakapasa sa panlasa ng sentro.

A good first step in this grand task is dismantling the backward colonial influences in cinema. Much is expected from Alfred in this movie. Guerrero , Quezon City: Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Cheers to O’Hara for that. By signing up on PEP. Salamat Dan sa tanong, sa aking opinyon, ang pagsasapelikula ng nasulat na kasaysayan ng administrasyong Aguinaldo tungkol sa paglilitis ni Bonifacio bilang isang dula ay paglalahad ng subjective na paniniwala ng director sa mga nangyari nun.

The film avoids portraying Emilio Aguinaldo as the bad guy and Bonifacio as the victim, and vice versa. Michael Mirasol – The Flipcritic.

Email required Address plto made public. The same may be said of the incredible chance meetings — in forests, beaches, parks or nightclubs — which spark off true love, or occasion heartbreaks or a speedy resolution to a highly involved plot. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Nice seeing some factions who strongly disagree with Oggs view of Paglilitis.


I don’t know if it justifies the separation of the new directors with the directors who’ve made three films or more. From Stage to Screen: Experimental Cinema o the Philippines, Cinema of intent, I have a clear problem with that label.

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Should we heed Oggs’ call to abolish Cinemalaya’s Directors Showcase category? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

I do not watch just to marvel at the director’s cojones. Thanks for posting that link, oggs. Ang Unang Pangulo starring Robin Padilla. Perhaps if O’Hara had employed naturalistic acting, it would’ve given paglilitks a way in but even that basic cinematic device has been replaced by the all-encompassing Idea.

You are commenting using your WordPress. This quest if fleshed out in various forms and ensues from multiple causes… From the true-to-life biofilms of notorious criminals to historical epics and finally to massacre movies of recent memory, the action movie invokes justice in the name of self, family, community, or nation and speaks of it from specific assumptions about society, whose fate is oftentimes coterminous with either the valiant exploits of the hero or the sordid trail of blood he leaves in the wake of carnage.

And what’s with the name “director’s showcase?

The Muslims were eventually pushed back into Mindanao. I greatly admire the efforts of the new generation of film makers in the arena of independent or alternative cinema. So Dark the Night – Joseph H.


The pictures of wild tribes not only showed the extent of civilizing needed but also fed the bonifwcio doubt on the capacity of the Filipinos to govern themselves. Not Coming to a Theater Near You. Of course, this thread goes nowhere if none of these are even in theaters for people to decide: Does it have the capacity to change my life without trying so hard?


The reason for this is that, on the whole, it has nothing to say about the urgent issues that confronts us. ji

Another creative device tapped by Direk Mario in this film is the use of color. My answer to it is Donor, the rightfully deserving best film of that category.

Ang paglilitis ni Andres Bonifacio () – IMDb

Philippine Shorts Bring the Macho Back, etc. I watch films to 1 empathize with characters, 2 get absorbed by the story, and 3 marvel at cinematic not stage craft.

The succeeding scenes show Aguinaldo being recruited by the Katipunan and serving as the town mayor of Cavite El Viejo.

Notify me of new posts via email. While Paglilitis failed to win an award at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival init successfully encouraged viewers to investigate history, leaving them to conclude whether Bonifacio was guilty of treason or ppaglilitis.

From Liberty to Victory – “Berlin ist eine Stadt, verdammt dazu, ewig zu werden, niemals zu sein” “Berlin is a city condemned forever to becoming and never to being.