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“Less is more”.

We from sine olivia pilipinas, live up to this adage. With skeletal crew and minimal equipment and at times with just a concept first prior to the shoot, sine olivia pilipinas produce films the simplest and the most organic way as possible. Filmmaker Lav Diaz being its president and owner, like most of his staff and crew, he multi-tasks as the films’ director, writer, cinematographer and editor.

It had been producing quality cinema since 2005, starting with “Ebolusyon ng Isang Pamilyang Pilipino” (Evolution of a Filipino Family), followed by “Heremias, Unang Aklat: Alamat ng Prinsesang Bayawak” (Heremias, Book 1: The Legend of the Lizard Princess), “Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto” (Death in the Land of Encantos), “Melancholia“, “Siglo ng Pagluluwal” (Century of Birthing), “Florentina Hubaldo, CTE“; “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan“, the 2014 Golden Leopard winner “Mula sa Kung Ano ang Noon” (From What is Before), the 2016 Silver Bear winner “Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis” (Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery) and the Golden Lion 2016 winner “Ang Babaeng Humayo“(The Woman Who Left). His films “often tackle the issues regarding the current social and political state of the Philippines”.

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