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Sol Searching: Cultivating a Better Future

Sol Searching: Cultivating a Better Future

Literary
By RYAN PIOLO U. VELUZ DESIGNED with artistic ornaments and illuminated by colorful lighting, the school’s stage becomes festive for a funeral service. With music and various sets of performances, the supposed solemn and melancholic commemoration of the demise of Gng. Sol (Gilleth Sandico) morphs into a celebratory gathering devised to garner funds from the spectators and crooked politicians. As altercations transpire among the people behind Sol’s unusual wake, her corpse mysteriously vanishes and is never recovered. Director Roman Perez Jr.’s entry for this year’s The Outstanding Farmers of the Philippines (TOFARM) Film Festival 2018, Sol Searching, is a story about a school teacher who passionately educates the farmers about scientific farming. Unfortunately, she suddenly dies ...