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Jun Lana’s film moved Communication students

World renowned director, Jun Lana, conducted a free screening of his film "Bwakaw" to Communication Arts students on December 6, 2016. The film is a comedy-drama which starred Eddie Garcia as a lonely man in his 70s who cared for a stray dog he named Bwakaw. The students were in tears as the story unfolded.

The activity aimed in inspiring young film makers to create their own masterpieces. Consequently, he wished to share his happiness and gratitude for the success of all the films that he has directed. Among these were Bwakaw, Barber’s Tales, Anino sa Likod ng Buwan, and the Metro Manila Film Festival entry, Die Beautiful.

Further, Lana discussed the technicalities and processes of film making. He even challenged the students to find the story which will define them as directors, "Gumawa kayo ng pelikulang pagtatagumpayan niyo. Pelikulang kahit 'di magustuhan ng tao gagawin niyo pa rin; find your story, that one story."

Date Posted: 12-06-2016