CCP Film, Broadcast, and New Media Division and Silip at Lente Adamson University
January 27, 2023; 10 AM Manila Time; CCP at Adamson University Theater
The CCP Arthouse Cinema goes to Adamson as a co-presenter for Silip at Lente Adamson University’s REALIFILM 2023: Haze of Truth: Underlying Gap of Life film competition and will be screening the following films in support of this event. This will also be a part of the kick-off event for the 35th Gawad Alternatibo Anniversary this year as we screen the first Gawad Alternatibo documentary film winner, “Mendiola Massacre” in recognition of the continuing struggle of Filipino farmers and to honor the lives lost in that brutal protest on January 22, 1987.
Watch the films on January 27, 2023, at 10 AM at the Adamson University Theater.
🎬 Mendiola Massacre by Lito Tiongson
🎬 See You, George! by Mark Moneda followed by a film appreciation workshop
Directed by Lito Tiongson
Documentary | 21 mins
Synopsis: Mendiola Massacre is a newsreel of the massacre in Mendiola Bridge on January 22, 1987. The protest action for genuine agrarian reform by peasant organizations led by Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) resulted in the deaths of thirteen farmers and injuries of hundreds of civilians.
See You, George!
Directed by Mark Moneda
Short Film | 12:54 mins
Synopsis: A group of hospital workers takes a trip down memory lane as they honor the life of one of their colleagues. While the Philippines is now slowly recovering from the global health crisis, a group of hospital workers commemorates the life of a “fallen” colleague through a virtual necrological service. The solemn gathering suddenly turns into a recollection of dark and haunting memories.
FREE and open to the public