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Kerima Polotan Tuvera: 85 Years of a life

In high school, four decades before I became a senior citizen, I turned to three writers as models of good writing: Kerima Polotan, Gilda...

The enduring legacy of Feng Shui and our notion of world-class

More than 18 years ago, Kris Aquino became the face of Pinoy horror. How Star Cinema managed to scare the whole nation with the...

Pandayang Lino Brocka now on its 14th year

The Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival is now on its 14th year of gathering students, amateur and independent film makers...

A year after my daughter’s death

I –Friday, Bloody, Friday — The week she died was ominous. I had a sudden attack of arthritis and I couldn’t move without help....

Reclaiming Estrella Alfon: Magnificent Pioneer Woman

It was Estrella who emancipated me, who liberated me…I used to be a very uptight, closed person.—Francisco Arcellana (Fernandez and Alegre, Writers and Their...

Moves like Brocka

The Philippines Graphic shares with its readers the life, conviction, and passion of this much venerated, singularly gifted, and internationally-acclaimed film director whose best...