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THE GOLDEN SCHOOL

Produced by Jenny Logico
an observational documentary about a regular day inside a Manila Muslim School.

Overview

Genre
Anthropology, Culture, and Religion
Synopsis

The film follows a day in the life of a madrassa (“school” in Arabic). It showcases the ritualistic activities that go on inside this institution located in Quiapo, Manila. Shown are the flag ceremony with the Philippine national anthem sung in Arabic, Qu’ran reading, recess time — enough to give an impression of the general atmosphere of this kind of school.

Stage
finished
Running time
25 minutes

Credits

  • Raymund Gerard C. Cruz ... Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer
  • Jenny Logico ... Producer
  • Jemil Bautista ... co-Producer, Research, Additional Cinematography
  • Jake Atienza ... Research, Sound Designer, Production Manager
  • Waise Azimi ... Co-Editor

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Organic Lens Films
Country
Philippines
Years of Production
2010-2011
Locations
Quiapo
Prod. Partners
Goethe Institut- Manila, National Commission of the Culture and the Arts, Independent Filmmakers Cooperative, and De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde

Distribution Details

Release year
2011
Language
Arabic, Maranao and Filipino
Subtitles
English

Photos

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