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Lav Diaz fans turn up in Tokyo fest screening

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And you thought a Lav Diaz film would be a tough sell here at the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival, especially since it was screened on a Sunday, at 10:20 a.m.

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Lav Diaz’s ‘Yolanda’ docu in Denmark


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.

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6 PH films in Austin

SID LUCERO in “Norte”: Distinctive, hypnotic visual style

Six local movies will be featured in the Filipino Film Series of the Austin Film Society.

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In the mood for Lav

Photos by Melo Esguerra

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.

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Lav Diaz’s “Norte” is PH entry to next year’s Oscars

PH TEAM at the closing ceremony (from left): Jacky Woo, Archie Alemania, Adolfo Alix Jr., Angeli Bayani, Lav Diaz and Hazel Orencio       Photo by Motoharu Oe

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.

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