All eyes are on Katips: The Movie as it won seven awards including Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Film at the 70th FAMAS Awards. Set for a commercial run starting August 3rd, Katips premiered on November 2021 and was adapted from the 2016 stage musical “Katips: Ang Mga Bagong Katipunero.”
Katips will go head-to-head with a film that recounts the last days of a deposed dictator’s family in the Presidential Palace as they were driven out by the nation that they abused and plundered. But of course, people easily forget especially when history can be manipulated via disinformation. Today, even the devil has a sob story to tell and people can be swayed to believe them if they have the means to do it.
This is why a film like Katips, which reflects the true history of the nation, is important. This country has already failed in honoring its past and the blood spilled to ensure its freedoms. Let’s make sure that we don’t all forget.Continue reading “2022 FAMAS Awards Complete List of Winners”