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Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2022: Revisiting childhood memories

Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino 2022: Revisiting childhood memories

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by TRIXCY ANNE B. LOSERIAGA CHILDREN HAVE different stories to tell, whether good or bad. Most of them, however, are buried under the rubble of society’s belief that they are ‘merely children.’ Unfortunately, it is still a common issue that most tend to ignore.  This year’s Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino features Sine Kabataan, a children-centered compendium that shed light on overlooked childhood experiences. Boy Kilat The mixed media short film is about a superhero named Boy Kilat who protects his little brother JunJun from the outside world. Directed by Faith Aragon, the short film tackles sexual exploitation.  According to director Aragon, the superhero theme is a metaphor for children having “a filter from the outside world,” with Boy Kilat acting as JunJun’s shield as th...