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Maligayang KKK Day from Kidlat Tahimik

Jul 08, 2020 - 7:00 PM

'Tuloy ang labanan upang h’wag mamatay ang katutubong lakas-loob ng ating ninino — tungo as Liwanag'

At House hearing on ABS-CBN franchise, Kidlat Tahimik laments all networks' 'bias for trending'

Jul 06, 2020 - 6:48 PM

The National Artist calls on all broadcast networks to be mindful of their roles in shaping culture

NATIONAL ARTIST. Kidlat Tahimik, National Artist for Film, is invited to speak before the House of Representatives. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Kidlat Tahimik's 7th Monday in lockdown: 499th 'Hapi LapuLapu Day!'

May 04, 2020 - 9:00 PM

The National Artist for Film makes a case for Lapu-Lapu and offers a way for anew generation to grop up with homegrown superheroes in film

Watch Kidlat Tahimik's 'Memories of Overdevelopment' on Lockdown Cinema Club

Apr 27, 2020 - 5:17 PM

A talkback with Kidlat Tahimik, moderated by Jessica Zafra, will follow the watch party on Monday, April 27

LOCKDOWN CINEMA FEATURE. Kidlat Tahimik will be screening one of his films during lockdown. File photo by Rappler

Kidlat Tahimik in lockdown: The Baguio Holy Week madness I didn't miss

Apr 22, 2020 - 7:00 PM

The National Artist for Film writes about a Baguio on lockdown and an unusually serene Holy Week

Photo courtesy of Kidlat Tahimik

Duterte names 7 National Artists

Oct 23, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Francisco Mañosa, Resil Mojares, Ramon Muzones, and Kidlat Tahimik will be honored in Malacañang on October 24

FULL TEXT: Kidlat Tahimik’s open letter to Baguio and BACCI

Sep 04, 2018 - 8:49 PM

On the 109th Baguio day, the indie film icon calls for more support for the city's art and artists

KIDLAT TAHIMIK. The film icon pens a letter to his hometown and its artists. Rappler screenshot

Why we should celebrate April 21: An invitation from Kidlat Tahimik

Apr 20, 2017 - 10:26 PM

Through Balikbayan 1 which will be shown for a week starting April 21 filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik introduces Enrique de Malacca the favorite valet or chef of Ferdinand Magellan

MAGELLAN'S SLAVE. Enrique de Malacca, wood carving by Kidlat Tahimik. Photo by Frank Cimatu/Rappler

EDSA '86 up north: The day Baguio turned yellow

Feb 25, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Like other big cities Baguio had a simultaneous People Power Revolution in February 1986

MARCOS COUNTRY? Baguio City was known as Marcos country, but pro-democracy residents took to the streets at the same time as activists in Manila were staging the 1986 People Power Revolution. Photo courtesy of Art Tibaldo

IN PHOTOS: Gawad Direk awards 2015

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:48 PM

This year 7 men and women are honored for their contributions to the film industry

Kidlat Tahimik protests Cinemalaya scrapping of New Breed category

Apr 06, 2015 - 12:08 PM

He is returning his Gawad Balanghay award to urge the decision makers to rethink their policies

File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Kidlat Tahimik at Berlin festival

Feb 09, 2015 - 5:19 PM

More on Balikbayan 1 here

#SharePH ShareBaguio: Parks, strawberry farms, Baguio artists

Dec 27, 2014 - 9:30 AM

Rappler s SharePH explores Baguio Share your own Baguio memories

#ShareBaguio: Kidlat Tahimik: Hitting the cultural brakes

Dec 19, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Baguio based filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik talks about how his hometown is the melting pot of Western influence and indigenous culture

Typhoon Hagupit, PAGASA on COA, HK protesters surrender | The wRap

Dec 03, 2014 - 7:15 PM

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility Thursday Weather authorities cry foul on reports alleging PAGASA is incapable of properly warning the country against storms 3 Occupy Hong Kong leaders surrender

The indie filmmaker’s savior: call center generation

Jan 19, 2013 - 10:54 AM

Indie filmmakers and the call center generation should work hand in hand in finally solving the search for the great Filipino audience and this era’s Great Filipino Film

Jim Libiran: The social auteur

Aug 14, 2012 - 3:19 PM

His style: Filmmaking of for and by the people

DIREK JIM LIBIRAN. Photography by Catherine So.