GUERRERA


SCREENING:
Saturday, July 13, 2013, 6:00 pm

1335MABINI in cooperation with the Goethe Institut presents GUERRERA (Warrior Women) directed by Sari Lluch Dalena 36 minutes, digital video, 2012

A short documentary exploring the lives of several women during the early years of revolution and how Martial Law transformed them from political activists to active members of the underground movement.

Filmography DIRECTOR – PRODUCER (2001-2011)

2012
“KA ORYANG”, Director, full-length film, HD (2011) Cinema One Originals, winner of 4 awards (Best Director, Best
Picture, Best Music and Best Cinematography)

GUERRERA” (Women of Martial Law), Director, documentary film, HD (2012), Goethe- Institut Manila
Philippine Premiere, Cinemalaya Film Festival, Documentary Program

2011
Self-Portrait”, Director, experimental short film, HD (2011) premiered at Alliance Francaise Gallery

“Pangako Sa Tulay” an excerpt from“Para Kay B: At Kung Paano Dinevastate ng Pag-ibig ang 4 out of 5 sa atin”-
Director- HD, a short film based on Ricky Lee’s novel. (2011))

“Tuklas Sining: PELIKULA”- Director- HD, a documentary overview on Philippine Cinema from 1898 to present,
based on an essay by Dr. Bien Lumbera, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), (release date: 2011)

“Ano Ba Talaga ang Art?” (Film, Photography & Painting) - Director- HD, a documentary series on Filipino Artists

2009
“Case Unclosed: Plaza Miranda Bombing”- Producer/Prod. Design- HD, a GMA-7 documentary episode on the Aug.
21, 1977 Plaza Miranda Bombing. 

“Case Unclosed: Gen. Gregorio Del Pilar-a Hero or Henchman? ”- Director- HD, a GMA-7 documentary series on
the life of Boy General Gregorio Del Pilar

Room 213 – Producer/Production Design, HD, erotic drama/feature, 91 mins, Philippines

Rigodon- Co-Director, 16mm, experimental feature, 80 mins, 2005, USA-Philippines
“An Immigrant’s Dream is the American Nightmare.”

2003
The Unveiled- 16mm short feature, 10 mins, 2003, USA
“A short family drama on a New York Arab-Muslim family.”
Best Cinematography and Art Direction, NYU First Run FF 2004

2002
From Asia With Love – Digital Video, 13 minutes, Color, USA, 2002
“An Experimental docu on the proliferation of Asian Mail Order Brides on the Internet.”
Anthology Film Archives, NewAsianFilmmakers Program, NYC 2003
Distributed by Third World Newsreel

2001
Memories of a Forgotten War – 16mm color, USA-Phils, 60 Minutes, 2001
“A historical documentary on the Philippine-American War of 1899, co-directed and produced with Camilla Benolirao-
Griggers) Distributor: Third World Newsreel.

Divine Wind (kamikaze) – 16mm, 4 mins, silent, B&W, US, 2001
“A Japanese straggler hiding in the jungle receives letters from home.”
Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, France 2004

Bullet Days – 16mm B&W, USA, 9 Minutes, 2001
“The Veiled One encounters a Bandit in the desert.”

Attack Champion – Digital Video Color, USA, 8 Minutes, 2001
“A re-staging of Comfort women’s plight in a contemporary setting”