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A question of heroes

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Of the varied fare produced by this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, it was “El Presidente,” the film depicting the life of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, that I was most eager to watch. Films about a nation’s heroes are always tricky affairs. If they show nothing new about the persons or the circumstances in which they lived, they risk becoming utterly boring. If, on the other hand, they set out to project heroes in a new light, they are likely to face the question: What is fiction and what is fact?

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

‘Thy Womb’ and ‘El Presidente’

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“Thy Womb” is not your “typical” Metro Manila Film Festival entry. Indeed, it could be said that the movie, written and directed by Brillante “Dante” Mendoza and which has already won awards in foreign film festivals, is the antithetical MMFF movie. In a festival originally conceptualized as a showcase of the best of Filipino filmmaking [...]

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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