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In the Claws of a Century Wanting (2017) + Introduction - Presented by Filikino x Wavelength

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Filikino x Wavelength present:

In the Claws of a Century Wanting + Introduction

Dir. Jewel Maranan | 2017 | Phillipines | 125 mins

Four families live in the seams of Manila's busiest international port. In the hours of their ordinary days, they hear and see the wealth of different nations passing them by, leaving and entering Manila's shores. Soon, the port expands and panic starts. In the Claws of a Century Wanting is a filmic symphony of increasing everyday violence in the aspiration for a global city.

Introduction by film critic Richard Bolisay and film curator Anna de Guia-Eriksson.


Richard Bolisay is a writer, editor, and film critic based in Manila. His essays on cinema, music, and popular culture have appeared in various local and international publications.

Filikino is a non-profit film club that showcases classic and contemporary Filipino film. It is founded and curated by Anna de Guia-Eriksson.

www.filikino.com

 Wavelength is a twice-monthly London-based screening series exploring creative documentary film practices.

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This screening is supported by Film Hub London and Urban Lab Films as part of the City, Essay, Film series at University College London: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/urban-lab


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  • dir. JEWEL MARANAN

  • year. 2017

  • country. Phillipines

  • run-time. 125 mins

Doors 1.15PM

Film 1.45PM