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Cherie Gil wins first Gawad Urian for role in 'Citizen Jake'

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:43 PM

The actress dedicates the award to Filipino women

Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Final public screening of 'Citizen Jake' set ahead of People Power anniversary

Feb 23, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The film, starring Atom Araullo, is director Mike de Leon's commentary on the country's current political and social realities

CITIZEN JAKE. In the film, Atom Araullo stars as a journalist whose principles clash with his estranged father's political interests.

'Citizen Jake' pulled out from Cinemalaya 2018 lineup

Aug 06, 2018 - 10:29 AM

The producers of the movie did not give a reason for the pullout

Mike de Leon calls ‘Citizen Jake’ star Atom Araullo hypocritical, narcissistic

May 30, 2018 - 4:32 PM

The director responds to Atom Araullo's statement about their working relationship on the set of 'Citizen Jake’

Atom Araullo breaks silence after 'Citizen Jake' director's tirades

May 30, 2018 - 9:29 AM

'Mike is a deeply troubled person. The kindest thing I can say about him is that he needs help, patience, and understanding as he wrestles with his personal demons'

CITIZEN JAKE. Atom Araullo breaks his silence after movie director Mike de Leon's rant on Facebook. Screenshot from Citizen Jake

Citizen Baguio, or why 'Citizen Jake' is a love letter to the city

May 30, 2018 - 3:00 AM

Journalist and poet Frank Cimatu, a Baguio native, shares his thoughts on Mike de Leon's latest film

LOVE LETTER TO BAGUIO. Atom Araullo stars in Mike de Leon's 'Citizen Jake.' Screenshot from Citizen Jake

Atom Araullo on journalism, celebrity, and what he learned from 'Citizen Jake'

May 29, 2018 - 4:18 PM

Following his acting debut and a new TVC, Atom said he wants to ‘get better at journalism’

ATOM ARAULLO. The  'Citizen Jake' star is set to star in a new TVC. Photo courtesy of Cherifer Premium

'Citizen Jake' director Mike de Leon on star Atom Araullo: 'He disappointed me'

May 24, 2018 - 7:15 PM

(2ND UPDATE) 'I think Atom and I are both relieved to close the book on this collaboration and finally get out of each other’s lives,' he said on Facebook

ATOM ARAULLO. Mike de Leon expresses his disappointment with the journalist-turned-actor in a post on Facebook. Screenshot from

[OPINION] Who’s afraid of Citizen Jake?

May 24, 2018 - 4:12 PM

'Citizen Jake makes us not only witnesses to these challenging times but confronts us with truths both forgotten and ignored'

'Citizen Jake' gets commercial release

May 02, 2018 - 7:01 PM

Mike de Leon's movie, starring Atom Araullo, premieres on May 23

‘Citizen Jake’ review: The many faces of Jake

Mar 13, 2018 - 6:57 PM

'Citizen Jake' isn’t really an ode to courageous citizenry, an ovation to staunch journalism. The film is more of a wake-up call, a reminder that evil, in the form of a growing apathy that has seen the undeterred return of dictators and tyrants, is afoot.

In FB post, 'Citizen Jake' expresses support for Rappler, press freedom

Jan 24, 2018 - 7:17 PM

'Having lived through the Marcos regime, I thought I had seen the worst that an abusive government can do to its own people,' says director Mike de Leon

WATCH: Atom Araullo's acting debut in first 'Citizen Jake' trailer

Jun 24, 2017 - 4:17 PM

Meet Jake Herrera a 34 year old journalist played by Atom Araullo in the first trailer for Mike de Leon s Citizen Jake

Atom Araullo to star in Mike de Leon's 'Citizen Jake'

Nov 21, 2016 - 1:34 PM

I just couldn’t say no to Mike de Leon I am taking this leap of faith because I believe in his ability to produce films of exceptional quality that are always imbued with social relevance says the journalist and morning show host