09 September 2015


The First Film Festival About the Philippine Urban Poor

The Department of Geography, in cooperation with the Urban Poor Resource Center of the Philippines (UPRCP) and the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA), will screen classic and documentary films on the plight of urban poor on September 14, 2015 at PH 207 Palma Hall.  Each screening will be followed by short talks and open forum. 

Set 1   8:30-11:30am      Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag by Lino Brocka (125 mins)
            Speakers:            Prof. Patrick Campos (College of Mass Communication)
                                        Dr. Joseph Palis (CSSP, Geography)
Set 2   11:45-2:00pm      Short films on the Housing Struggles in San Roque              
                                         Puso ng Lungsod  by Ilang-ilang Quijano
                                         Demolisyon by Kodao Productions
                                         Bagyong Gubyerno by Adjani Arumpac
            Speakers:            San Roque Resident
Set 3   2:00-5:00pm       Sister Stella L. by Mike de Leon (96 mins)              
            Speakers:           TUDLA on the struggle of the Tanduay workers  
                                        Prof. Marion Tan (CSWCD)

This event is also co-organized by the Geographic Society of the University of the Philippines (GSUP) and Junior Philippine Geographical  Society (JPGS).

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