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3. Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013)
120 min | Documentary
Seventy short films about cinema and its future.
Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, Catherine Breillat, Júlio Bressane, Rama Burshtein, Antonio Capuano, Peter Ho-Sun Chan, Isabel Coixet, Amiel Courtin-Wilson, Claire Denis, Lav Diaz, Amit Dutta, Atom Egoyan, Aleksey Fedorchenko, Frédéric Fonteyne, James Franco, Lluís Galter, Haile Gerima, Aleksey German Jr., Amos Gitai, Sang-soo Hong, Benoît Jacquot, Zhangke Jia, Semih Kaplanoglu, Abbas Kiarostami, Ki-duk Kim, Yorgos Lanthimos, Pablo Larraín, Tobias Lindholm, Guido Lombardi, Jazmín López, Samuel Maoz, Pietro Marcello, Brillante Mendoza, Celina Murga, Amir Naderi, Shirin Neshat, Nicolás Pereda, Franco Piavoli, Giuseppe Piccioni, Edgar Reitz, João Pedro Rodrigues, Walter Salles, Paul Schrader, Ulrich Seidl, Luca Severi, Sion Sono, Jean-Marie Straub, Tusi Tamasese, Tariq Teguia, Pablo Trapero, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Teresa Villaverde, Bing Wang, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Andrew Wonder, Yonfan, Krzysztof Zanussi, Karim Aïnouz, Bernardo Bertolucci, Jan Cvitkovic, Davide Ferrario, Monte Hellman, Marlen Khutsiev, Milcho Manchevski, Franco Maresco, Salvatore Mereu, Ermanno Olmi, Michele Placido, Todd Solondz, Shekhar Kapur, Heeraz Marfatia | Stars: Jessica Alexander, Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco
4. Norte, the End of History (2013)
TV-MA | 250 min | Crime, Drama
An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption.
6. From What Is Before (2014)
TV-MA | 338 min | Drama
The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and ... See full summary »
10. Gayuma (2015)
95 min | Drama
Mike is a young student artist at the UP College of Fine Arts. He is happy with his relationship with his girlfriend named Joy who is also a student taking up a film course. A beautiful and... See full summary »
12. Death in the Land of Encantos (2007)
540 min | Drama
A Filipino poet named Benjamin Agusan (Roeder Camanag) is the hapless native who returns to his hometown Padang to witness the aftermath of the super typhoon. For the past seven years, ... See full summary »
14. West Side Avenue (2001)
315 min | Drama
A Filipino teenager is shot to death on the sidewalk of New Jersey, USA. An investigation starts into his death. His family members and friends are interviewed. Along the way, we find out ... See full summary »
15. Century of Birthing (2011)
Not Rated | 360 min | Drama
An artist struggles to finish his work. A storyline about a cult plays in his head. Fundamentalism will destroy the world. The artist destroys his muse in the process. He redeems her in the end.
16. Fragment (III) (2015)
130 min | Drama
Fragment is an omnibus film celebrating the strength and diversity of South-East Asian independent cinema. Made up of a collage of ten stories, each story distinctively embraces the other's... See full summary »
Directors: Wesley Leon Aroozoo, Lav Diaz, Lucky Kuswandi, Kan Lume, Kavich Neang, Sherman Ong, Chui Mui Tan, Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit | Stars: Faye Kingslee, Luke Lee, Claudine Atitaya Craig, Fei Ling Foo
17. Naked Under the Moon (1999)
TV-MA | 110 min | Drama
A priest estranged from the holy vows, marries Clara and starts raising a family. After several incidents, he becomes wracked with melancholia and wanders aimlessly, unable to come to terms with his personal truths.
21. Visitors (2009)
108 min | Drama
Part of the Jeonju Digital Project, Visitors consists of three films from three different directors. "Lost in the Mountains," by Hong Sang Soo. "Koma" by Naomi Kawase, and "Butterflies have no Memories" by Lav Diaz.
22. Wake: Subic (2015)
277 min | Documentary
A documentary essay exploring circumstances of toxic contamination around former US military bases in the Philippines as the locus for a meditation on historical amnesia, colonial privilege, and the consequences of unchecked militarism.
Director: John Gianvito
24. Salvage (V) (2015)
92 min | Drama, Horror
A news team investigating rumors of aswang killings in a remote barrio are attacked by a group of soldiers, forcing them to run for their lives in the deeps of the forest, where more mystery and danger lay in wait.
26. Colossal (2012)
COLOSSAL explores the complexities of grief and grieving as understood through the myth of a Man who ventures through shifting landscapes ruminating, "...Of men who do not die, of spirits ... See full summary »
27. Masla a Papanok (2018)
85 min | Drama, Fantasy, History
A princess seeks refuge in a Convent to escape an arranged marriage. A young prince tries to make sense of his station. A giant bird mysteriously appears after centuries of absence. MASLA A... See full summary »
29. The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion (1998)
132 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man appears to a female reporter and claims he is the famous kidnapper that has the world astir and promises to turn himself in if she listens to his story. Though she is suspicious of ... See full summary »
31. Hesus, rebolusyunaryo (2002)
112 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Hesus Mariano is caught in a deadly match between his mentor Rebel Leader Miguel Reynante and military Colonel Arnold Simon. Drawing inspiration from his childhood sweetheart Hilda, Hesus ... See full summary »
32. Independencia (2009)
77 min | Drama
Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of the Philippines.
33. Lorna (2014)
123 min | Comedy, Romance
A midlife comedy drama of a woman's romantic life-a story of being alone, growing old, looking for love, and moving on. Lorna, already in her 60's, finds an online lover and an old flame ... See full summary »
34. Brotherhood (2015)
72 min | Documentary, Drama
With the deadly fraternity wars among Filipino youth as a starting point, "Kaptiran" becomes a cinematic essay about the filmmaker's hometown of Manila. Blurring fact and film together, it ... See full summary »
35. Elegy to the Visitor from the Revolution (2011)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama
A woman from the end of the 19th century visits modern day Philippines and observes three interwoven stories: that of a prostitute, a group of criminals and a musician.
38. Singing in Graveyards (2016)
Pepe, a 68-year-old impersonator of a Filipino rock legend, lives alone on the borders of reality, imagination and mysticism. One day, he is finally given the chance to open for the rock ... See full summary »
40. Legend of China Doll (2013)
79 min | Drama
Helen lives with her grandmother in an idyllic island down South. At 27, she is about to graduate from high school and start a new life. Things take a drastic turn when journalist Perry ... See full summary »
41. Butterflies Have No Memories (2009)
40 min | Short, Drama
A young woman returns from Canada to the town in Philippines where she grew up, when a gold mine provided good income to the population, but with the mine company gone all she finds is ... See full summary »
42. Burger Boy's (1999)
103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Four high school friends hatch a plan for a farcical heist that sends them spiraling into a series of surreal events littered with clowns, fast food, and 'rakenrol', in an even more absurd nation of squalor and entertainment.
43. Prologue to the Great Desaparecido (2013)
31 min | Short, History
'Prologue To The Great Desaparecido' is an introduction to Lav Diaz's most important upcoming feature film, 'The Great Desaparecido', which questions Truth and History around Philippine ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary
Erwin Romulo, the best friend of the late film critic Alexis Tioseco, recalls the events after the critic and his girlfriend Nika Bohinc's murder during a buglary in their home in Quezon ... See full summary »
47. Ang anak ni Brocka (2005)
What if Lino Brocka had an illegitimate son? A group of TV reporters dig into the great Filipino director's life, visiting the places where he spent his childhood, trying to find the answer to this question.
48. Ang araw bago ang wakas (2016)
17 min | Short
In the year 2050, the Philippines braces for the coming of the fiercest storm ever to hit the country. And as wind and waters start to rage, poets wander the streets.
50. Imahe nasyon (2006)
Imahe Nasyon is a groundbreaking, conceptual omnibus film by 20 alternative filmmakers who were tasked to present their personal visions on national issues. Renowned line producers Jon and ... See full summary »
Directors: Poklong Anading, Sigfreid Barros Sanchez, Yeye Calderon, Neil Daza, Mes De Guzman, Emmanuel Dela Cruz, Lav Diaz, Dennis Empalmado, Tad Ermitaño, Topel Lee, Milo Paz, Robert Quebral, Ellen Ramos, Raymond Red, R.A. Rivera, Roxlee, Lyle Sacris, EJ Salcedo, Ogi Sugatan, Paolo Villaluna | Stars: Ping Medina, Bella Flores, Pen Medina, Janice Jurado