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Ang Dagat Na Nalulunod
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Mei Bastes, fl. 2009-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 6 mins
I am the drowning sea. Waxing, waning, vanishing, surrendering, yearning, drunk, helpless against your indifference, with no way out. You are the shore that never saves. I will wait for you to turn into a wave. And we will waltz. Drown together.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; produced by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Mei Bastes, fl. 2009-2012 (Philippines: Privately Published), 6 mins
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Headless
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Banaue Miclat, 1979- and Lav Diaz, 1958- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 3 mins
After breaking up with Dina, Taga cuts off his own penis. As the sun rises, he walks the apathetic streets of Manila till he loses consciousness. As improvised digital cinema goes, "Headless" ranks as one of the best. The tension of the performances and the love-lorn dialogue are physically palpable. Look out for...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Banaue Miclat, 1979- and Lav Diaz, 1958- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 3 mins
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Kontra Madiaga
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2008), 1 min
Kontra Madiaga is an excerpt from 'Manila in the Fangs of Darkness,' which is a deconstruction of and an ode to 'Manila in the Claws of Neon' (1975), a film by Lino Brocka, who is widely considered to be the most prolific Filipino filmmaker. His films were also the first to break into the international scene and b...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Bembol Roco, 1953- (Philippines: Privately Published, 2008), 1 min
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Literature
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Richard Joson, fl. 1996 and Farley Alcantara, fl. 2009 (Philippines: Privately Published), 7 mins
Literature is a surreal narrative poem that revolves around a revolver, a forlorn man, heavy traffic, and a book. It surveys the elements of a short story as seen through the eyes of a semi-omniscient speaker, who observes but not moralizes, who talks about possibilities but not the truths, who relishes in both th...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Richard Joson, fl. 1996 and Farley Alcantara, fl. 2009 (Philippines: Privately Published), 7 mins
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The Longest Moment
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
Who are you waiting for? How long have you been waiting? How much longer can you wait? In the calm after the storm comes the unbearable longing for the elusive One.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 11 mins
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Philippine Bliss
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Neil Elpusan, fl. 2008, Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 and Therese Carlos, fl. 2007 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 mins
'Philippine Bliss' tells the tale of six modern-day Filipinos living in a single neighborhood, a housing project called B.L.I.S.S., started by the former Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos during the Martial Law era. These people, whose names allude to familiar characters from Jose Rizal's novels, narrate their...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Neil Elpusan, fl. 2008, Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 and Therese Carlos, fl. 2007 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 20 mins
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