Blogs in March 2020

The Reign of Greed 26th March 2020

Dr. Jose Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda (1861-1896) was a Filipino polymath, nationalist and the most prominent advocate for reforms in the Philippines during the Spanish colonial era. He attended the Ateneo Municipal de Manila, earning a Bachelor...

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FALL OUT 26th March 2020

An LA screenwriter is killed shortly after completing his latest script, FALL OUT – a thriller destined to be a blockbuster but written with a secret double purpose. Echoing events from the past the screenplay is sent to a...

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When Turtles Come Home: A Memoir on Life in the Philippines 23rd July 2019

When Victoria Hoffarth was at graduate school in the U.S., her lecturer, the anthropologist Margaret Mead, once told her class, “There are so many varied places in the world. It is incumbent upon us to search for one where we most...

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The Unfolding 26th January 2019

The Unfolding traces the return from Los Angeles of Benjamin, the son of an indigent farm worker, who escaped the poverty of his hometown, San Jacinto, with the help of the seemingly benevolent Don Rafael. Drawn back to his...

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Oceans on Fire 25th March 2017

When Nathalie Thompson’s cameraman doesn’t show up at the airport alarm bells start to ring. But, with a TV commission on the table and a job to do she sets off across the world to make a documentary on...

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