Manoro: The Teacher (Brillante Mendoza)Teachers Month: Sept 5 – Oct 5
The film, which was awarded the Cinemavvenir Award at the Torino International Film Festival 2006 and the Best Film award at the Cinemanila International Film Festival 2006, tells the story of a young Aeta, Jonalyn Ablong, who made it her mission to teach her fellow Aetas, especially the elders, how to read and write so they will be able to cast their votes in the coming Presidential elections. With sample ballots in hand, she heads for the Aeta settlement in pursuit of her goal. Brillante Mendoza was Cinemanila Best Director for this film.
Sept 25(Sun) 8:40 pm
Sept 26(Mon) 9:20 pm
Sept 29 (Thurs) 9:20 pm
Oct 5 (Wed) 8:00 pm Guro: Stories of Hope, Dedication and Courage Guro: Stories of Hope, Dedication and Courage (A Production of the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation and Fit-Ed)
Cheche Lazaro hosts this 12-minuter documentary on the lives of three Filipino teachers whose individual quests in educating the young despite socio-economic and/or political odds are truly inspiring.
Sept 11 – Oct 8 Sun at 11:20 am, Wed at 6:20 pm and Sat 11:40 am and 6:00 pm
Internation Day of Peace & Martial Law
International Day of Peace & Martial Law – Sept 21, 2011
Dekada '70Dekada 70 (Star Cinema)
The acclaimed novel by Lualhati Bautista and translated into an award-winning film by Chito Rono tells the story of the life of a middle-class Filipino family who, over the span of a decade, become aware of the political policies that have ultimately led to repression and a state of Martial Law in the Philippines. Amanda (Vilma santos) realizes the implications of living within a dictatorship after sorting out the contradictory reactions of her husband (Christopher de Leon) and five sons. Piolo Pascual also stars.
Sept 18(Sun) 8:40 pm
Sept 21 (Wed) 8:20 pm
Sept 23 (Fri) 7:00 pm
EskapoEskapo (Star Cinema)
Set during the terrifying reign of the Filipino despot, Marcos, two upper caste but very different strangers team up to try and survive the physical and mental torture they undergo after they are suddenly jailed. Geny is the conservative businessman while Serge is the more sensitive and outgoing. Both of the young men's parents give all of their money, but the government refuses to free them. Even a mutual hunger strike fails to move their jailers. In desperation, Geny and Serge begin plotting their escape.
Sept 17 (Sat) 6:00 am
Sept 19(Mon) 9:20 pm
Sept 22 (Thurs) 7:20 pm
Kwento sa Likod ng Bakwit: A Video Documentary on the Hidden Truths surrounding the issue of Internal Displacement in Mindanao
Kwento sa Likod ng Bakwit is a documentary on the internally displaced persons (IDP) – or local evacuees – in Mindanao. It examines the causes for displacement and its impact on these people. Produced by thesis students of St. Scholatica’s College – Manila, the production also looks at various efforts to achieve peace.
Sept 16 (Fri) 11:20 pm
Sept 17 (Sat) 2:20 pm
Sept 21 (Wed) 10:40 pm History WeekHistory Week
New documentaries on the Japanese Occupation and its effects on present Philippine society. The following documentaries were produced by Historian and La Salle Professor Michael Charles Chua.
Sulat para kay Lolo at Lola Beterano
Sept 11 (Sun) 9:20 pm
Sept 13 (Tues) 7:20 pm
Sept 14 (Wed) 9:20 pm
Sept 18 (Sun) 10:40 pm
Sept 20 (Tues) 7:20 pm
Sept 21 (Wed) 10:00 pm Lolas Talk about the War
Sept 12(Mon) 9:20 pm
Sept 15(Thurs) 9:20 pm
Sept 19(Mon) 11:20 pm
Sept 22(Thurs) 9:20 pm
Tagumpay: Documentary on Filipino War Veterans
Sept 13(Tues) 9:20 pm
Sept 16(Fri) 9:20 pm Sept 20 (Tues) 9:20 pm
Sept 23(Fri) 9:20 pm