26 May '11, 12pm

20 years after his death, Filipino filmmaker Lino Brocka endures

He was known for his powerful melodramas but more so for his politics that often dominate many of his movies. Brocka was among the many artists during the martial law years who challenged the regime of the dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Apart from making socially relevant movies, he was always in the streets, protesting alongside peasants and workers.

Full article: http://www.sinema.sg/2011/05/26/20-years-after-his-death-...

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