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Raya Martin

“When you see Filipino films in general they are devoid of humour. I guess it’s reflective of the effects of history and we try to laugh everything off but deep down inside it’s a history of sadness.”

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    MANILA

    ADOLFO ALIX JR., RAYA MARTIN Philippines, 2009

    A playful yet haunting tribute to two iconic Philippine films, Manila by Night and Jaguar, this fiercely inventive diptych takes a modern look at Manila life. Co-directed by Adolf Alix & Raya Martin, atmospherically shot on 16mm B&W film by Albert Banzon—oh, and watch out for a Lav Diaz cameo!

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