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Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2020: Loss handled with love

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2020: Loss handled with love

Letters
By JUSTIN ANDREW CRUZANA FILIPINO SHORT FILMS are inherently magical. These small, bottled-up epochs could contain large and compelling stories. Even when the narratives differ, they are still tied together through one universal emotion: loss. Three short films from this year’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino, in diverse ways, deal with the issue of losing hope— from losing one’s path, a loved one, and even one’s home.  Dagiti Tallu A Birhen This eight-minute short film by director Melver Ritz L. Gomez shows the qualms of a nun who lost interest in staying within the convent. While seemingly incohesive at first glance, Dagiti Tallu a Birhen is a collection of beautiful scenes strung together, relying on isolated scenery rather than the story. In truth, Dagiti Tallu a Birhen is mor