Rappler's latest stories on Citizen Jake
The actress dedicates the award to Filipino women
The film, starring Atom Araullo, is director Mike de Leon's commentary on the country's current political and social realities
The producers of the movie did not give a reason for the pullout
The director responds to Atom Araullo's statement about their working relationship on the set of 'Citizen Jake’
'Mike is a deeply troubled person. The kindest thing I can say about him is that he needs help, patience, and understanding as he wrestles with his personal demons'
Journalist and poet Frank Cimatu, a Baguio native, shares his thoughts on Mike de Leon's latest film
Following his acting debut and a new TVC, Atom said he wants to ‘get better at journalism’
(2ND UPDATE) 'I think Atom and I are both relieved to close the book on this collaboration and finally get out of each other’s lives,' he said on Facebook
'Citizen Jake makes us not only witnesses to these challenging times but confronts us with truths both forgotten and ignored'
Mike de Leon's movie, starring Atom Araullo, premieres on May 23
'Citizen Jake' isn’t really an ode to courageous citizenry, an ovation to staunch journalism. The film is more of a wake-up call, a reminder that evil, in the form of a growing apathy that has seen the undeterred return of dictators and tyrants, is afoot.
'Having lived through the Marcos regime, I thought I had seen the worst that an abusive government can do to its own people,' says director Mike de Leon
Meet Jake Herrera a 34 year old journalist played by Atom Araullo in the first trailer for Mike de Leon s Citizen Jake
I just couldn’t say no to Mike de Leon I am taking this leap of faith because I believe in his ability to produce films of exceptional quality that are always imbued with social relevance says the journalist and morning show host