Future / Virtual Vices
March 21, 2020 | 4:30 PM
We Still Have to Close Our Eyes (2019)
Repurposing documentary footage taken from the sets of Filipino film productions (including those of Lav Diaz, Erik Matti, Dan Villegas, and Dodo Dayao), the filmmaker gathers these peripheries and turns them into an uncanny narrative about human avatars controlled by apps, with images of police, prisoners, and fascism.
Beastmode: A Social Experiment (2018)
Manuel Mesina III
A social media experiment involving the altercation of two Filipino celebrities goes viral and exposes the festering wound of Filipino institutions and society — from media and social media to entertainment, business, and politics.