Daang Dokyu is a 6-day documentary film festival showcasing an exhaustive and inclusive program of Philippine documentaries from the early days of Philippine cinema and television to the contemporary documentary landscape.

A Festival of Philippine Documentaries
March 16-21, 2020
UPFI Cine Adarna


The Team

Adjani Arumpac

Adjani Arumpac is a documentarist and an assistant professor at the University of the Philippine Film Institute. Her directorial works include: Walai (2006); a documentary about Muslim women in Mindanao, Philippines; Nanay Mameng (2012) a biopic of beloved octogenarian urban poor mass leader in the Philippines, Carmen Deunida; and War is A Tender Thing (2013), an essay film on the war in Southern Philippines told through her family’s memories of struggle. Her works have been shown in various local and international festivals, as well as reiterated in visual art exhibitions. She is convenor of DoQ, a platform that aims to give agency to independent and regional documentarists, students, and alternative media workers by providing a regular screening space, with support from partner theaters. She was awarded a British Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Chevening scholarship in 2018 through which she finished her MA on Digital Media and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths University of London.

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