Alexis A. Tioseco

Revolutions happen like refrains in a song ...

... or rather, are declared just as often. Amid a state of dependence, a new Philippine cinema is born

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The term independent once meant something in Philippine cinema. It was reserved for such luminaries as Rox Lee (the great animator), Raymond Red (the great short-film maker), and in recent years, Lav Diaz (the great stubborn filmmaker). Read more »