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Five short films on politics and freedom to be shown at MCAD

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FIVE short films on about authoritarian regimes, strong central powers, and limited political and individual freedoms, are set to be shown at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) on July 13.

Procesul (The Trial) is a documentary on a former Romanian army officer’s struggle after he was falsely sentenced to 25 years in jail.

Dumping in the Cosmic Trash measures the energies circulating in a physical space of an art establishment and the invisible effects on people.

The Killing of Nadeem Nawara and Mohammed Abu Daher investigates the deaths of two people after the dispersal of a protest in the town of Beitunia, West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territories.

The Route 2006 follows the fortunes of one ship and its cargo, revealing in the process a truly global story of workers’ solidarity that begins in Liverpool’s docks and ends all the way back in the artist’s homeland in Taiwan.

The Ocean View Resort revolves around a man and his old friend, with whom he had fallen in love as he visits his home on an Okinawan island and remembers his late grandfather as he recalls the events that transpired on the beach during and after the war.




Curated by Kiri Dalena, the film screenings are free and open to the public. For inquiries and reservations, call 230-5100 local 3837 or e-mail mcad@benilde.edu.ph.

MCAD is located at the DLS-CSB School of Design and Arts Campus, Dominga St., Malate, Manila.