Future / Back to the Future
March 21, 2020 | 7:30 PM
Short Silent Films with Music
Retrochronological Transfer of Information
Inspired by the works of physicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar and philosopher Enryo Inoue, this 16mm film documents the experiments of a modern-day scientist who attempts to communicate with Jose P. Rizal, the Philippine National Hero who was executed by the Spanish in 1896.
A collection of short actualities that include some of the earliest representations of the Philippines in moving images. Shown for the first time in the country, these administrative reconnaissance films exhibit street scenes, local industries, and the Culion leper colony.
Early Philippine Actualities
US Library of Congress
Manila Street Scene (1926)
Industrie de L'Abaca a L'Ile de Cebu (1911)
Fabrication des Chapeaux de Manille (1911)
Glimpses of the Culion Leper Colony and of the Culion Life (1929)
Independence Day (1946)
British Pathé Archives