In collaboration with various partners, Cinemata hosted the screening and talkback session “Legacy of Struggle: Cinematic Perspectives on Martial Law” which showcased a collection of films on the profound impact of martial law in the Philippines.
Over 350 films from the 35th edition of Gawad Alternatibo will be streamed on Cinemata starting August 17, offering audiences diverse social issue alternative films in the Philippines.
In the eight post from Cinemata Features, advocacy filmmaker and educator Herwin Cabasal shares his film studies journey and how he supports young filmmakers in using the visual medium for social issue advocacy.
Amnesty International and Cinemata will showcase a diverse selection of films and videos as part of the Martial Law Bloodline Project, which aims to preserve history and promote awareness of the martial law era in the Philippines.
This seventh post for Cinemata Features highlights the work of Athan – Freedom of Expression Activist Organization, which has been documenting rights violations in Myanmar and promoting freedom of expression through research, advocacy, and education.
This sixth feature spotlights Anatman Pictures, a film production company based in Indonesia that creates commercial work to support the production of documentaries on the environment and social justice.
New features on Cinemata: Whisper integration for multilingual speech recognition and more site updates
The latest version of Cinemata features the multilingual speech recognition system Whisper, which will help social issue filmmakers showcase their work to a wider audience, plus some of the most-requested features from Cinemata users.
The collection of 12 original songs produced by Filipino artists honours those who courageously stand up against challenges to their rights to bodily autonomy and campaigns for the decriminalisation of abortion in the Philippines.
Organised by the Film Aficionados Circle of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines’ College of Communication, the Sineminuto competition aims to showcase Filipino student films and explore the rich tapestry of stories within the films.