A Rustling of Leaves

Daang Dokyu Goes Online This September

Any documentaries you want to see during this film festival?

After a successful run last March, Daang Dokyu returns this month to showcase the largest collection of documentary films! This time, the festival will be happening online and will be more accessible to more people. The festival runs from September 19 to November 5.

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AAAAAAND WE'RE BACK with true stories!Daang Dokyu will show the largest collection of documentaries about the Philippines. We will be streaming films for free starting on Martial Law week on September 19, 2020 with five films about Martial Law. More updates coming soon.Daang Dokyu, the first documentary festival of its kind showcasing the largest collection of Philippine documentaries from the past one hundred years, is initiated by the Filipino Documentary Society (FilDocs), founded by documentary filmmakers Jewel Maranan, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala, Baby Ruth Villarama, and Coreen Jimenez. The festival is made possible with the support and partnership of the Office of House Deputy Speaker Congresswoman Loren Legarda, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, UP Film Institute and Probe Media Foundation, Inc.It is also supported by Purin Pictures, The Japan Foundation, Manila, GMA Network, ABS-CBN, Rappler, iWant, Probe Productions Inc.., Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism, Sundance Film Festival, Tokyo Docs, British Film Institute, British Council, SOAS University of London, adobo magazine, QCinema, Grupo Sorbetero, JCI Quezon City Capitol, Central Digital Lab Inc., Concerned Artists of the Philippines, Butch Jimenez, UNREEL, Film Geek Guy, INQUIRER.net, Geoffreview.com, and SineHub.

Posted by DaangDokyu on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Daang Dokyu kicks off just in time for Martial Law week. During these days, the festival will screen 5 documentary films about this era, to encourage people to remember what had happened during one of our history’s darkest periods.

The films opening the festival are ABS-CBN’s Marcos: A Malignant Spirit, Ramona Diaz’s Imelda, Kiri Dalena’s Alunsina, Nettie Wild’s A Rustling of Leaves: Inside the Philippine Revolution, and Lito Tiongson’s Mendiola Massacre.

A Rustling of Leaves
Imelda

Following Martial Law week, the festival will showcase documentary films on the country’s environment, taboos, history, different regions, and future from October 2 to November 5.

Daang Dokyu is the first documentary festival of its kind in the Philippines. It showcases a large collection of Philippine documentaries from the past century, all of which vary in theme and stories. Daang Dokyu showcases the largest collection of Philippine documentaries from the past century.


The festival is initiated by the Filipino Documentary Society, headed by filmmakers Jewel Maranan, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala, Baby Ruth Villarama, and Coreen Jimenez.

The event is made possible with the support of Congresswoman Loren Legarda, the NCCA, UP Film Institute, and Probe Media Foundation, Inc.

As of now, there is still no announcement on which other films will be shown during this festival. However, you can keep checking back on Daang Dokyu’s official website and Facebook page for updates regarding the event.

Homestream image courtesy of Daang Dokyu.

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