Lav Diaz’s latest documentary “Storm Children (Mga Anak ng Unos) Book 1” will compete at the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival or CPH: DOX (Denmark, Nov. 6 to 16). “Storm Children” premiered at the DMZ International Documentary Film Festival last Sept. 23. The docu follows the lives of kids who survived Super Typhoon “Yolanda.”Bayani San Diego Jr.
Six local movies will be featured in the Filipino Film Series of the Austin Film Society.
A polaroid portrait of Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz (top left) hangs at the Lincoln Center in New York as part of its Cinema Legends and Icons of the Film World series.
Lav Diaz’s acclaimed 4-hour opus, “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan (North, End of History)” is the Philippine representative to next year’s Oscars for the Best Foreign Languange Film category, producer-actor Moira Lang confirmed on Wednesday.
The Film Development Council of the Philippines and Sine Olivia Pilipinas will present Lav Diaz’s Locarno-winning film, “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon,” in a free screening dubbed “Handog sa Bansa.”