Earlier this year, we were asked to watch a film entitled "War is a Tender Thing". The movie centers on a family, with a Muslim father and a Christian mother. The director of the film, also the daughter of the parents in the movie, shifts her focus from the father's side of the story to … Continue reading A Modern Myth: The War Between Christianity and Islam
By Rafael Martin M. Consing III (2013-17455) To put everything into context, some light must be shed on the events surrounding Adjani Arumpac’s War is a Tender Thing: The Great Depression of the 1930s changed the political and economic landscape of the Philippines for decades to come. Having created an atmosphere of poverty, unpredictability, and … Continue reading Property and Social Justice: Where Do We Call Home?
Last September 6, 2014, we are required to watch a film entitled “War is a tender thing” by Adjani Arumpac which is based on a real life story, the story about her family. The film is about the decades-old conflict in Mindanao. The director juxtapose the film about the Mindanao conflict to the story between … Continue reading Hope
Matagal tagal na rin akong hindi nakakapag-DOTA, kaya maliban sa sunod sunod na exams at requirements ngayong college eh di pa ulit ako napapasabak sa isang full scale na gyera. Malayung malayo sa dati kong gawi nung high school na as soon na mag-ring na ang bell for the class dismissal eh mag-uunahan na kaming … Continue reading On War Is a Tender Thing: Looking at the Bigger Picture
WAR IS A TENDER THING. Isn’t it ironic? To be honest, I lost focus and all those things I have in mind when I heard the mother say “I don’t care.” when asked about her opinion about the Peace Agreement. I only have with me two lines from the movie- first one is obviously the statement of the … Continue reading Change the way you think
What if the only place where you can peacefully sleep at night was diminished into just mere memories? Imagine yourself holding a burned picture frame. You’re just standing there. You’re staring at something you once called home. And you see people or should I say aliens lying on your favorite spot … Continue reading Home? Equal?