Keyword: Philippines

Godzilla

Godzilla (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 123 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
The government tried to destroy him in 1954, dropping nuclear bombs into the Pacific Ocean under the pretense of weapons testing. Instead, mankind, in its ignorance, awakened a new terror. Now, Godzilla rises again to restore balance as humanity stands defenseless.

Defending the Enemy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/06/2014
Film based on the true story of Japanese General Homma, "The Beast of Bataan," who was implicated in the Japanese Bataan Death March. 10,000 American and Filipino soldiers died on the forced march to captivity in 1942. Homma's young lawyer tries the case, his first, and fights against the death penalty for his client.
Norte, the End of History

Norte, the End of History (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 250 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual who is frustrated with his country's never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable, but then something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.
Metro Manila

Metro Manila (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 07/16/2013
In search of a better life, Oscar moves his family from the poverty-stricken rice fields to the big city of Manila. There, they fall victim to the manipulative ways of the locals.
Documented

Documented (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. The film chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist/provocateur; and his journey inward as he re-connects with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in 20 years.
Dir: Ann Lupo
With: N/A

Hustisya (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013

Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 338 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
The Philippines, 1972. Mysterious things are happening in a remote barrio. Wails are heard from the forest, cows are hacked to death, a man is found bleeding to death at the crossroad and houses are burned. Ferdinand E. Marcos announces Proclamation No. 1081 putting the entire country under Martial Law.

Alive (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 175 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Jungchul works at a soybean paste factory. During the winter, he dreams about traveling to the Philippines in spring where the weather is mild and life is easier. To get the time off, he has to achieve the soybean paste quota he promised his boss. But soon, the fermentation room turns musty and black mold starts spreading from the thousands of fermented soybean lumps.

Hari ng Tondo (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013

Ang huling cha-cha ni Anita (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In the small town of Obando, Bulacan, in the Philippines, everyone knows everyone else's business. But when the beautiful and intriguing Pilar shows up after being gone for years, all the neighborhood ladies go into a tizzy while the neighborhood men line up in droves for her massage services. But no one is more entranced than 12-year-old Anita, a smart-mouthed tomboy who enjoys playing war games...

Gagamboy (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/04/2014
Junie is an ice-cream serving geek, until he swallows a spider, which grants him Spider-Man like abilities.

She's Dating the Gangster (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
It all started when 17-year-old Athena Dizon unwittingly plays a trick on resident heartthrob and bad boy, Kenji de los Reyes. All of a sudden, she finds herself pretending-unwillingly at that-to be his girlfriend to make his ex jealous. Now, not only does she have to deal with dirty looks from the girls in school who want Kenji for themselves, but her supposed boyfriend is getting on her nerves...
Ilo Ilo

Ilo Ilo (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Like many other Filipino women in the mid-1990s, Teresa has come to Singapore in search of a better life. A couple of working parents hire her to care for their three children and everyone in the family finds themselves struggling to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained relationship. Still, Teresa and young son Jiale, a somewhat troublesome boy...

Jeepney (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
The rich and diverse cultural and social climate of the Philippines is seen through its most popular form of mass transportation -- vividly decorated ex-WWII military jeeps. Unlike mass transportation in many parts of the world, jeepneys are not a government service but are individually operated by the drivers, who manifest their identity, values, and dreams in its painting and decoration. The...
Dir: Esy Casey
With: N/A