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Respeto: The Portrait of a War-ridden Society

Respeto: The Portrait of a War-ridden Society

Literary
By: DAWN DANIELLE D. SOLANO    TO SET a dream flying, it must not have a tail made of chains. These bolts weigh someone down and deny them a chance to change their lives. Poverty has a corrosive effect on people’s sense of life autonomy. Adding to the predicament is the intolerable and abusive systems that deliberately extinguish the fire out of someone’s life.   Directed by UST Alumnus Alberto ‘Treb’ Monteras II, Respeto tells a story of two worlds vastly different from each other, uniting them through passion and adversity. It explores the similarity between poetry and rap. However, tied into it is the critique of two administrations that left trails of blood in the country. The film sheds light on life’s most important theme, respect.  “Kung meron ka lang respeto sa...