Screening of SIGWA: Rage of Perils and Hopes
SIGWA: Rage of Perils and Hopes
directed by Joel Lamangan
screenplay by Bonifacio Ilagan
Saturday, January 28, 2012, 7pm
The Greenwich Village School Auditorium (PS 41)
116 West 11th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) in Manhattan
sponsored by Road to Resistance Arts Collective
This event will also commemorate the 41st anniversary of the historic First Quarter Storm in the Philippines and is co-sponsored by:
Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment
New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines
About the film:
SIGWA (Philippines, 2010), which means storm, is a multi-award-winning film about six young lives caught in the tempest of the First Quarter Storm during the 1970s. Set in persecution, intrigue, torture and betrayal, a bloodstained page in the history of the Philippines. The movie recounts and exposes untold stories of the horror and sins of an abusive regime.
Featuring an all-star cast including Zsa-Zsa Padilla, Tirso Cruz, Marvin Agustin, Dawn Zulueta, and Gina Alajar. Directed by award-winning film and tv director Joel Lamangan (Mano Po, The Flor Contemplacion Story) and written by award-winning Philippine playwright Bonifacio Ilagan. Both director and writer are former youth activists who participated in the First Quarter Storm in the 1970s and were incarcerated under Martial Law.
SIGWA has received 13 nominations from the prestigious 2011 FAMAS awards in the Philippines, including Best Picture.
For more information, visit www.roadtoresistance.wordpress.com
The Greenwich Village School Auditorium (PS 41) (View)
116 West 11th Street(between 6th and 7th Avenues) in Manhattan
New York, NY 10011
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