The great names in cinema
| 234 minutes | 2018
A protest film, musical saga and historical tragedy all in one, the new outing by the Filipino filmmaker follows a handful of characters – revolutionaries and their persecutors – all of them victims of the martial law imposed by Ferdinand Marcos in the 1970s. Shot in black and white and featuring close to thirty songs, all composed by Lav Diaz himself, this new, ambitious, masterfully structured film is a powerful, wrenching work, a political lampoon celebrating resistance. Over its nearly four-hour run time, the director proves yet again that not only is he a true artist, he’s also a great humanist. CANADIAN PREMIERE
2018 Ang panahon ng halimaw 2016 The Woman who left 2016 Ang araw bago ang wakas (Short) 2016 Hele sa hiwagang hapis 2015/III Fragment 2014 Mga anak ng unos (Documentary) 2014 Mula sa kung ano ang noon 2013 Prologo sa ang dakilang desaparacido (Short) 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary) 2013 Ang alitaptap (Short) 2013 Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan 2012 Pagsisiyasat sa gabing ayaw lumimot (Documentary) 2012 Florentina Hubaldo, CTE 2011 Siglo ng pagluluwal 2011 Elehiya sa dumalaw mula sa himagsikan 2009 Walang alaala ang mga paru-paro (Short) 2009 Eo-ddeon bang-moon (segment "Butterflies Have No Memories") 2009 Purgatorio (Short) 2008 Melancholia 2007 Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto 2006 Heremias: Unang aklat - Ang alamat ng prinsesang bayawak 2006 Imahe nasyon (segment "Nang Matapos Ang Ulan") 2004 Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino 2002 Hesus, rebolusyunaryo 2001 Batang West Side 1999 Burger Boy's 1999 Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan 1998 Serafin Geronimo: Ang kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion
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