Category: Philippines Films
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)
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)
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.
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.
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 proliferation of illegal loggers.
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 Chua (Eric Quizon) in this rollicking comedy which garnered six awards at the 2003 Manila Metro Film Festival.
In this film about the Filipino Muslim experience in the Southern Philippines, Montanoâ€™s performance garnered him a Best Actor nod for a Gawad Urian, the Pinoy equivalent of an Oscar.
A remarkable omnibus film produced by the Japan Foundation, Southern Winds features four films from four different countries.
Sarah is an English teacher and one of the 150,000 Pinoy Overseas Foreign Workers in the United Kingdom who works as a caregiver to support her husband and to make a better living for their family in the Philippines
A fisherman’s wounded spirit begins to give out as he loses his hold on his livelihood in this drama from the Philippines.