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Lav Diaz nominated for Asian Film Award

Feb 27, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Diaz is nominated for Best Director for his film Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon From What Is Before

NOMINATED. The director joins the list of nominees for the Asian Film Awards for his film 'Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon'. Photo from Facebook/Lav Diaz

Award-winning 5-hour Lav Diaz film seeks venue

Aug 18, 2014 - 8:25 PM

It s good for the Filipino people It s good for Filipino cinema Our work is on par with other cinemas of the world says director Lav Diaz of his film

'Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon' wins Golden Leopard at Locarno

Aug 16, 2014 - 10:25 PM

The black and white film recounting the strange events that happened in a village during Martial Law by director Lav Diaz beat 16 other films to the festival s top prize

FROM WHAT IS BEFORE. Movie reviewer Oggs Cruz praises director Lav Diaz's attentiveness to the fiilm's themes. Screengrab from YouTube

'Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon' Review: Sorrowful histories

Jul 06, 2014 - 10:00 AM

What Diaz has done is to distill centuries of the country’s sorrows and agonies into a fascinatingly fractured narrative that will never ever leave you writes movie reviewer Oggs Cruz