Ecology / Karma ng Kalikasan
March 17, 2020 | 4:00 PM
Someday, the sea will devour our land. Balud is a response to Typhoon Haiyan, which wiped out the director’s hometown in November 2013.
To Calm the Pig Inside (2020)
Intertwining myths and video diaries, Ang Pagpakalma sa Unos (To Calm the Pig Inside) ponders on the devastating impact of Typhoon Yolanda on Tacloban.
Tungkung Langit (2013)
Apolonio, 12, and Analou, 9, lost their parents and three siblings to Typhoon Sendong, which devastated Iligan City in Northern Mindanao. The title refers to the god in the Panay epic whose tears become rain. But in this short film, the two young children do not weep. They speak to each other of their trauma — through play and in the smallest of whispers before falling asleep — small but significant means by which they heal.
The War We Were Not Taught About (1994)
The narratives of Filipinos and Japanese soldiers who lived through the Japanese Occupation trace the destructive effects of the war that lasted decades after.