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Mindanao: The Purpose of Suffering

Mindanao: The Purpose of Suffering

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By PATRICK V. MIGUEL LIFE IS a battlefield where there are given challenges to surpass. With this, one has to decide whether to give up or to push through. However, the value of life is to continue fighting. One should always push through every obstacle, no matter how hard it is. As one of the film entries in the 45th Metro Manila Film Festival, Mindanao is one of the movies that are worth watching as there is a balance of anguish and joy; a striking portrayal of Mindanao. Prior to its release in the Philippines, it was first showcased in the 2019 Busan International Film Festival in October 2019 under the category of Icons. Under the direction of Brillante Mendoza and the writing of  Honce Alipio, Mindanao tells the story of the Datupalo family — Saima (Judy Ann Santos), Mala