October 1927, 2012
Filipino filmmaker Raya Martin is one of the most distinctive emerging voices in world cinema. Born in Manila in 1984, he has more than a dozen films to his credit: an ambitious, constantly evolving body of work consisting of fiction features, documentaries, shorts, and installations. The youngest artist on Cinema Scope magazine’s 2012 list of the 50 best filmmakers under 50 years old, Martin draws on a wide array of sources—combining pop culture references, archival material, and avant-garde structuralism—in his radically lyrical works. This daring, restless filmmaker with a sensibility all his own suggests entirely new ways of approaching film, personal, and national history.
As part of the retrospective, Martin and Gym Lumbera have created a panoramic video installation, a simplistic altar made from a prohibited film scene, which will premiere in the Museum lobby on Friday, October 19.
All films directed by Raya Martin.
Friday, October 19, 7:00 p.m. Screening
The Island at the End of the World
Saturday, October 20, 2:30 p.m. Screening
A Short Film About the Indio Nacional
Sunday, October 21, 2:00 p.m. Screening
Sunday, October 21, 4:30 p.m. Screening
Sunday, October 21, 7:00 p.m. Screening
The Great Cinema Party
Saturday, October 27, 1:30 p.m. Screening
Saturday, October 27, 4:00 p.m.