ISKWATERPANGK

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ISKWATERPANGK

SQUATTERPUNK

Khavn
Philippinen, 2007
Documentaries, 80min, OmeU

ISKWATERPANGK

Khavn
Philippinen, 2007
Documentaries, 80min, OmeU

Screenplay: 
Khavn
Sound: 
Khavn
Camera: 
Albert Banzon
Editor: 
Lawrence Ang

Production: 
Filmless Films 213-F Kamias Road 1102 Quezon City Metro Manila, Philippinen T 917 839 46 76 oracafe@rocketmail.com
World Sales: 
Filmless Films 213-F Kamias Road 1102 Quezon City Metro Manila, Philippinen T 917 839 46 76 oracafe@rocketmail.com
Format: 
Video (Betacam SP)
Color and Black/White

PROPOSITIONS
Selected examples of a New Cinema

Squatterpunk is a daring and adventurous film shot in the kind of slum neighbourhood where police protection is rare. The film, energetic and funny in a place that is supposed to be depressing, does not exactly fit into the social awareness approach of a direct cinema documentary. The score of the film is loud if not deafening. And not in vogue. Director Khavn, the enfant terrible of Filipino cinema, brings us back to the «no future» Eighties of authentic anarchic punk. But it is consistent in its style of black-and-white images and its rhythmic montage that is clearly driven by the music-based sound track. Compared to the ironic collage way of working in most of Khavn's other films, this one is crystal clear if not neat.