Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Ninoy Aquino Day, August 21

August 21st is the 30th anniversary of the assassination of former Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr., In The Philippines Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday in the Philippines observed annually on August 21. His People Power Revolution returned democracy to The Philippines. Along with his wife, former President Corazon Aquino, the two are regarded as heroes of democracy in the country. Ninoy is the father of current President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. To commemorate this day,


to a free screening of 

A Dangerous Life

Romulo Hall
Philippine Embassy

20 August 2013, Tuesday
5:00 PM

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A Dangerous Life is a 1988 English-language film about the final years of the Philippines under Ferdinand Marcos’ rule, from the assassination of Benigno Aquino, Jr. in 1983 to the People Power Revolution of 1986. Originally a TV mini-series, it has been edited to a 162 minute home video. Gary Busy plays a TV journalist who cover the Aquino assasination. Performing various roles in the 162-minute movie are Filipino artists Ruben Rustia, Laurice Guillen, Tessie Tomas, Jaime Fabregas, Dinna Bonnevie, Johnny Delgado, Rez Cortez, and Noel Trinidad.

Please Email the Embassy’s Cultural Section for more information or a reservation

If you are unable to attend the screening, you can purchase the movie or 
view it below


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