Forever Loved (Lawas Kan Pinabli)

  • 2012
  • Philippines
  • 195 min
  • Directed by: Christopher Gozum
  • Cast: Louie Rojas, Jo Paredes, Dindo Salinas, Sharon Manibpel, Joselito Alejo, Joseph Peruda, Inday Pongan Malik, Rolando Blanco, Christopher Carvajal, Joseph Espiritu
  • Language: Pangasinan, Tagalog, Bisaya, Bahasa Melayu
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Forever Loved (Lawas Kan Pinabli)

There are an estimated six million documented and one million undocumented migrant Philippine workers scattered throughout 200 countries all over the world. Every day, some 4000 more join their ranks. Weaving recollections and letters from various migrant workers around the story of a Philippine man searching for his missing wife in a Middle Eastern city, Christopher Gozum creates an intimate, evocative and hypnotic mixture of documentary, poetry and fiction.

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Philippine New Wave

21 Jun 2012

A closer look at the spirited, ambitious and brilliantly diverse films emerging from the Philippines

The largest of several new sections introduced into the EIFF programme this year by new artistic director Chris Fujiwara, Philippine New Wave also looks like being by far the most exciting. Aside from their country of origin, what the 11 features (and…

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