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


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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

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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

Production years

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