Sinag Maynila Vimeo on Demand Library Updated for 2020

Starting June 12, select past SINAG MAYNILA titles will be available online through a special VIMEO ON DEMAND channel curated by Solar Pictures. The titles will span from the very first edition in 2015 up to 2019. New additions to the list are last year’s Opening Film, LAKBAYAN, a trilogy… 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

Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal: Complete List of Winners

Arbi Barbarona‘s Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) was the biggest winner at the recently-concluded Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal awarding ceremonies held last night, March 12, in Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier. The gripping statement piece against the militarization of Mindanao tribes won six (6) awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress for newcomer… Continue reading