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Circumcision (Tuli)

This week CSEAS Film Series presents a 1980s film from the Philippines.
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Magnifico

Inay speaks for many when she says, ''Life is a never-ending misery.'' CSEAS presents a newly subtitled film from the Philippines on 9/1.
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Pisay

Pisay follows the lives of eight teenagers as they go through the joys and pains of adolescence while living through the People Power days of revolt against Ferdinand Marcos. (on 5/5)
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One Night (Sarong Banggi)

Melba is an aging prostitute who is hired by a group of friends for Nyoy, the group's birthday boy and only virgin. (on 4/21)
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Summer Heat (Kàleldo)

Set ten years after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, Kàleldo (Summer Heat) follows the lives of sisters under patriarch Mang Rudy who is struggling to revive the family's woodcarving business.
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Sakay

This dramatization of the life of Macario Sakay builds the case for a nationalist who envisioned a free and independent Philippines at a time when most leaders had opted to collaborate with the USA.
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Brutus

Brutus follows the journey of two Mangyan children to the lowlands to deliver a load of illegal lumber and tackles several pertinent subjects such as the degradation of the forests by the proliferati...
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Crying Ladies

These are the crying ladies - three women who decide to accept a part-time job to be the professional mourners for a traditional Chinese funeral for the late George Washington Chua, father of Wilson ...
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New Moon (Bagong Buwan)

In this film about the Filipino Muslim experience in the Southern Philippines, Montano’s performance garnered him a Best Actor nod for a Gawad Urian, the Pinoy equivalent of an Oscar.
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Southern Winds

A remarkable omnibus film produced by the Japan Foundation, Southern Winds features four films from four different countries.