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Hollywood Reporter hails ‘Yolanda’ docu

/ 12:04 AM January 25, 2015
“STORM Children (Mga Anak ng Unos), Book One”

“STORM Children (Mga Anak ng Unos), Book One”

US trade paper The Hollywood Reporter praised Lav Diaz’s documentary, “Storm Children (Mga Anak ng Unos), Book One,” in a review that came out Jan. 19. Critic Clarence Tsui described the docu, on young people displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” as “poetic… visually riveting, heart-rending.”

Tsui said Diaz’s “achingly beautiful camera work never obscures the anguish… instead [it heightens] the desolation of the… wind-swept terrain.” Bayani San Diego Jr.



‘Bwaya’ goes to Vesoul

Francis Xavier Pasion’s “Bwaya” has made it to the Contemporary Asian Cinema competition of the 21st Vesoul (France) International Film Festival of Asian Cinema, Feb. 10 to 17.

“Bwaya” won best film in the New Breed section of last year’s Cinemalaya. Says the fest’s website: The film shows that “not all predators live underwater.” Bayani San Diego Jr.

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