MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde through the Office of Advancement is pleased to announce the free release for public viewing of its award winning documentary, “ALON” (“Waves”).
Winner of the 2020 Best Film for Science & Education at the London International Cinema Festival, it was also nominated Best Foreign Language Documentary and Best Director for Foreign Language Documentary.
The film is an exploration of the various ways of mitigating the catastrophic effects of marine plastic waste as seen from the perspective of different surfing communities in the Philippines.
Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Gabriel Fernandez, the film was part of Benilde’s “ALON!” exhibit by the Center for Campus Art, curated by Ar. Gerry Torres.
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The “ALON” screening supports SDEAS’s #SignsForSigns, which helps stranded Deaf Benildean dormers to return home and gives support to SDEAS associates who are on a no-work-no-pay engagement. Click here to donate: bit.ly/2SeK1jI