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Call Her Ganda - Fighting for Justice After the Murder of a Filipina Transgender Woman
When Jennifer Laude, a Filipina transwoman, is brutally murdered by a U.S. Marine, three women intimately invested in the case; an activist attorney, a transgender journalist, and Jennifer's mother, galvanize a political uprising, pursuing justice and taking on hardened histories…
Motherland - An Intimate Look at the World's Busiest Maternity Hospital
Taking us into the heart of the planet's busiest maternity hospital, the viewer is dropped like an unseen outsider into the hospital's stream of activity. At first, the people are strangers. As the film continues, it's absorbingly intimate, rendering the…
The Woman Who Left - Ang Babaen Humayo
An epic story of revenge deferred that functions as a tale of urban theater and class warfare. After 30 years in prison, a woman discovers that her friend and fellow inmate committed the murder of which she was accused. This…
From What is Before - Mula sa kung ano ang noon
Following the internationally acclaimed Norte, the End of History , Filipino master Lav Diaz returns to one of his enduring themes -- the historical rift and ongoing trauma caused by the Marcos regime -- with the extraordinary five-and-a-half-hour epic, FROM…
Adela
Adela, a former radio personality, celebrates her 80th birthday alone in the slums of Manila, longing for her family and the stability of years gone by. Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival. Nominated for Best Performance by an…
The Maid
Alone for the first time and away from her family in rural Philippines, Rosa Dimaano arrives in the cosmopolitan city state of Singapore to work as a maid. Her employers Mr and Mrs Teo runs a Chinese Teochew dialect opera…
Ma 'Rosa
Ma' Rosa has four children. She owns a small convenience store in a poor neighborhood of Manila where everybody likes her. To make ends meet, Rosa and her husband, Nestor, resell small amounts of narcotics on the side. One day,…
Out Run - LGBT Politics in the Philippines
As leader of the world's only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress. But in a predominantly Catholic nation, rallying for LGBT representation in the halls of Congress is not an…
Give Up Tomorrow - Murder and Alleged Judicial Corruption in the Philippines
Simultaneously a murder-mystery and an expose of endemic corruption today, GIVE UP TOMORROW looks intimately at the case of Paco Larranaga, a student accused of killing two sisters on the provincial island of Cebu. In a way that is both…
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Fable of the Fish - Isda
Middle-aged Lina dreams of having a child and magically gives birth to a fish, testing her marriage to the reluctant father, Miguel. Winner of the Best Actor and Best Editing Award at the Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Official Selection at…