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Ma' Rosa, On the Job Will Be Screened at New York's MoMa

The 2000s is hailed as the Third Golden Age of Philippine Cinema.
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) selected 18 films to be part of "A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema," an event that will run throughout June.

Featured films include the sleeper hit On the Job; the four-hour Dostoyevskian tale Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan; the Palme d'Or nominee Serbis; and the dark comedy Ang Babae sa Septic Tank. The event also marks the New York premiere of Brilliante Mendoza's Ma' Rosa, for which Jaclyn Jose won Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival in 2016.

Among the 13 directors in the lineup, Ramona S. Diaz, Ato Bautista, Lav Diaz, and Raya Martin will be present to answer questions about their films.

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The event hails the 2000s as the Third Golden Age of Cinema, a label that recognizes milestones in formal experimentation and public interest. According to MoMA, the period is marked by sustained creativity and multiplicity of perspectives.

Young filmmakers caught the digital filmmaking bug in the early part of the 2000s. Cinemalaya was also founded in 2005 and became a breeding ground for new ideas and narratives. Directors Brilliante Mendoza, Lav Diaz, Adolfo Alix Jr., and Raya Martin were also gaining attention in the international film festival circuit.

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The politically minded Second Golden Age of Philippine Cinema included Lino Brocka, Mike de Leon, and Ishmael Bernal films released in the 1970s to 1980s. The First Golden Age was in the 1950s, during the heyday of Sampaguita Pictures and LVN.

"A New Golden Age: Contemporary Philippine Cinema" will run from June 1 to 25 at MoMA, 11 West 53 Street, Manhattan, New York, U.S.A.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountry.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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