Lakambini Series Launch with May Rodriguez

About Lakambini Series Launch

Why “Lakambini Series”?

“Lakan” means “chieftain” and so, “Lakambini” means “woman leader”. The meaning was only changed to “muse” during the American period.

This May 9, 2020, we are reviving its true meaning. In commemoration of the 145th birthday of Gregoria de Jesus / Ka Oriang, who chose “Lakambini” as her alias in the Katipunan during the Philippine Revolution, we are launching the “Lakambini Series” which aims to celebrate the different “lakambini” in the field of arts as well as feature works that champion women's perspectives on various aspects of life.

May 9 program:
Co-presented by Bantayog ng mga Bayani
Introduction by Executive Director May Rodriguez
“Magmula Giliw, Nang Ikaw ay Pumanaw”, tula ni Gregoria de Jesus
“Ang Posas”, tula ni Bambi Beltran
“Indigo Child”, dula ni Rodolfo Vera (FREE online screening)
Q&A with Indigo Child Director José Estrella, hosted by Atty. Nicolas Pichay

Creative Producer: Ellen Ongkeko Marfil
Segment Producer: Aimee Bertulfo
Editor: Jhamela Tejome

Watch out for the rest of our Lakambini Series lineup here in Pelikulove:
► Usapang Babae, Bibeth Orteza
► The Journey of Sigrid Bernardo, Filmmaking
► The Journey of Ice Idanan, Cinematography
► “Dalawang Gabi”, dula ni Maynard Manansala (FREE online screening)
Plus “From Real to Fiction” Q&A with playwright Maynard Manansala and actress Meann Espinosa; hosted by Opaline Santos
► “Daddy’s Girl”, dula ni Dingdong Novenario (FREE online screening)
Plus “From Page to Stage to Video” Q&A with playwright Dingdong Novenario, co-directors Nick Pichay (play and video) and Robin Estargo (video), and actors Skyzx Labastilla and Marco Viaña
► Documentarist Jewel Maranan and her works; Re-launch of Women’s Shorts
► Roundtable with Docu Women Filmmakers

Watch the Indigo Child play-on-video for FREE here
Click here to watch poet and playwright Atty. Nicolas Pichay’s interview with veteran stage director and Indigo Child Director José Estrella

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Other Lakambini Series

Why “Lakambini Series”?
Why “Lakambini Series”?
Indigo Child Q&A
Indigo Child Q&A
Bibeth Orteza: Puts On Makeup As She Shares Her Journey As A Woman
Bibeth Orteza: Puts On Makeup As She Shares Her Journey As A Woman


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