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Philippine New Wave
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
Not so much a documentary, nor a compendium of interviews, but an almost rarefied glimpse into a wholesale revolt from a rigid paradigm long upheld by the west as the only way to make a film. If you want to see how technology has democratized cinema, here is the tip of a massive iceberg.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
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Son of God
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Ali Doron, fl. 2010 and Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
Who is this dwarf called Son Of God? Mystic midget healer. Is he trickster or shaman? Freak or messiah? A film crew tracks his bizarre pilgrimage as magic and religion, faith and doubt, real and unreal blur and melt.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Ali Doron, fl. 2010 and Menk Cruzat, fl. 2008 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 10 mins
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Squatter Punk
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
Set in the slums of Manila where law enforcement is rare, Squatterpunk chronicles the punk lifestyles of the youth as they scavenge the garbage beach for a living while still managing to play around. A film that casts a tenderly poetic eye at the squalor of Manila.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 19 mins
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This Is Not A Short Film
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
This Is Not A Short Film is a potpourri of seven short digital films by prolific Filipino director Khavn De La Cruz. Tin Can and Slippers, winner of the Special Mention Award Spazio Immagini at the 2005 Morbegno Film Festival in Italy, an ode to Piling, a young virtuoso of street soccer, has a surprise ending....
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
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Three Days of Darkness
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Precious Adona, fl. 2007-2008, Katya Santos, 1982- and Gwen Garci, fl. 1998-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 18 mins
'So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and total darkness covered all Egypt for three days.' In Khavn De La Cruz's horror pastiche, the Apocalypse has hit three beautiful young women in the form of a power blackout in a haunted house in Manila. Michiko, who is half Japanese and can't live without her c...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Precious Adona, fl. 2007-2008, Katya Santos, 1982- and Gwen Garci, fl. 1998-2011 (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 18 mins
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The Trial of Mr. Serapio
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
Khavn De La Cruz is a filmmaker, rock musician, poet and producer, the enfant terrible of low-budget (or no-budget) filmless films in the Philippines. The digital guerrilla turns his subversive gaze to the first Filipino postmodern play, 'The Trial of Mr. Serapio,' written in 1969 by Paul Dumont. An old beggar is...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 13 mins
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The Twelve
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (United States: Privately Published, 2001), 1 hour 41 mins
In utilizing mixed genres, 'The Twelve' tells the story of the Apostles' reincarnations awaiting the Second Coming of Christ at the end of the century. Deftly structured into drinking scenes and musical vignettes, the film transports us into a tragicomic world of film noir, sci-fi, melodrama, adventure, satire, an...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (United States: Privately Published, 2001), 1 hour 41 mins
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Ultimo
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 25 mins
Farewell, to all I love. To die is to rest, writes Jose Rizal, and where his poem ends, "Ultimo" begins. It is a black-and-white silent film, with scenes from the director's meanderings in La Palma (Canary Islands, Spain) inspired by Rizal's poem, which was written a day before the hero's execution in 1896. It exp...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 25 mins
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Vampire of Quezon City
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 5 mins
A serial killer is raping and murdering the most beautiful young women of Quezon City, and the detectives in this vampiro-porno-noir despair of capturing him. In flashbacks, we learn of his mother's beatings and his own cruelties to dogs. He seems like a classic psychopath, and yet when the detectives learn that...
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973- (Philippines: Privately Published), 1 hour 5 mins
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Zombie Mariachi
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directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Terry Coker, fl. 2006-2010, Scott Black, fl. 2010-2010 and Migs Aguilizan, fl. 2010-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 13 mins
Boy meets great white zombie hunter, boy becomes zombie. Zombie meets girl, zombie loses girl, girl finds zombie. A Pinoy guerrilla musical love story - with zombies.
directed by Khavn De La Cruz, 1973-; performed by Terry Coker, fl. 2006-2010, Scott Black, fl. 2010-2010 and Migs Aguilizan, fl. 2010-2010 (Philippines: Privately Published), 13 mins
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