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  • The Philippines (2013)

    KARNAL

    Remarkably unique in Marilou DIAZ-ABAYA’s early works, KARNAL (1983) follows a prodigal son Narsing’s return to his family’s isolated hacienda. Passionate encounters ensue.

    HARANA

    Harana follows the journey of U.S.-based guitarist Florante Aguilar back to his Filipino roots and his search for the tunes of harana and the lost voices of master haranistas.

    AS HE SLEEPS

    Christina, who takes care of his paralyzed husband, needs to fulfill her needs as a woman.

    REQUIEME!

    A picaresque yet emotionally complex tale of a small Philippine town as it reacts to a faraway murder through its own haze of desire, ambition, and estrangement.