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My City My SM My Art | Brilliante Mendoza Film Appreciation

I am not much of a film buff, but I knew what it meant when I heard the name Brillante Mendoza and the film appreciation I was attending in SM SeaSide City.

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Brillante Mendoza is a multi-awarded film maker and CEO of Centerstage Productions. Most of his films capture the vivid color of the Filipino culture and life’s bitter-sweet veracities. He also directed the film Taklub. You can know more about him here. Or in his site and twitter page.

Taklub is a film portraying the grim realities after Yolanda (internationally known as Haiyan) swooped the Philippines, especially Tacloban City.

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The film revolves around the lives of Bebeth, Larry and Erwin and what it means to move forward after Haiyan stormed their lives and loved ones away.

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The synopsis featured on tarpaulins found at…

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