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Rae Red Talks “Babae at Baril,” Her Feminist Film About Philippine Realities

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Filipina filmmaker Rae Red’s directorial debut “Babae at Baril” tells the story of a girl and a gun—and the patriarchal, capitalist system they live in.

Philippine Documentary “A Thousand Cuts” Traces the Rise of Authoritarian Fascism

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"A Thousand Cuts" tells a disturbing story of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s authoritarian attacks on the free press through an intimate look at Rappler founder...

Review: Heneral Luna (Philippines, 2015)

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It’s always a guilty treat to watch a film in which America is the bad guy. There aren’t that many, probably because most nations that...

 
 
 

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