“Alpha, the Right to Kill” wins Special Jury Prize in San Sebastian

Brillante Mendoza‘s latest film Alpha, the Right to Kill has won the Special Jury Prize at the 66th San Sebastian International Film Festival , where it also made its international debut. Following its victory, the film also earned praises from different publications. Here are some of the reactions: SCREEN DAILY… Continue reading

Director’s Statement on the Red Baiting of “Tu Pug Imatuy”

I am Arbi Barbarona, a film maker from Mindanao. Last September 25, an anonymous Facebook page posted a video alleging my film Tu Pug Imatuy is a “deceptive indie film” full of untruths. It went on to allege that the filmmaker had ties to the CPP-NDF-NPA. The video took clippings… Continue reading

“Alpha, The Right to Kill” Competes in 66th San Sebastian Film Festival

Brillante Mendoza‘s latest film Alpha, the Right to Kill, made its international debut as one of the competing entries in the 66th Annual San Sebastian Film Festival held in the Basque Region of Spain. The hard-hitting social drama, which picks up from Mendoza’s TV series Amo revolves around police corruption… Continue reading