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Film Dev’t Council Phils: “Lino Brocka: Citizen With a Movie Camera” this September 2016 at Cinematheque Centre Manila

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“The filmmaker, like his fellow artists in different media, has now realized that the artist is also a public person. He does not work in isolation from society. Instead of working alone in his ivory tower he is a citizen of the slums, of the streets, of the battlefield if need be.” – Lino Brocka

This September 20th to 25th, 2016, in recalling the proclamation of Martial Law forty-four years ago, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) will be honoring one of our greatest filmmakers, artists, and social activists with “Lino Brocka: Citizen With a Movie Camera.” At the Cinematheque Manila will be a weeklong mini-retrospective commemoration of Brocka’s lasting heritage to cinema, culture, and history with screenings of several of his most significant, politically-charged works in film as well as activities celebrating his fight for truth and justice, and the revolution for freedom he helped set into motion.

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