Despite having lost their houses and some losing their loved ones and having fled to Manila to live with relatives, 190 Leyte and Samar teachers want to go back and teach some more.
There are countless books on that period and the role Gen. Douglas MacArthur played, but there are many unanswered questions: Was MacArthur able to prepare for the impending war with Japan? Was there complacency; a sense that America was invincible? How could a surprise aerial attack occur at Clark Field destroying much of the Air Force planes.
Winter 1943. A battalion of the Blue Division encounters a series of horses' heads scattered on the frozen surface of a lake. The bodies are submerged beneath the ice.
Pablo aka "El Bola" is a twelve-year-old boy who suffers abuse by his father.
A day tour of Pila Laguna's heritage town, local cuisine and a lecture on a rare book printed in Pila on 1613 entitled "Vocabulario de Lengua Tagala"
The Grandfather (Spanish: El abuelo) is a 1998 Spanish drama film written, produced and directed by José Luis Garci. It stars Fernando Fernán-Gómez,Cayetana Guillén Cuervo and Rafael Alonso.
La Colmena ( The Beehive or The Hive) is a 1982 Spanish film directed by Mario Camus.
Silencio Roto is highly romantic–and the fate of these star-crossed lovers–Lucia and Manuel is set against the national discord in Spain. By Montxo Armendariz (2001).
By Victor Erice (1983) nominated for "Best Film" in Cannes Film Festival. This film tells the story of a little girl (Sonsoles Aranguren) living somewhere in the north of Spain and fascinated by the secrets of the south seemingly buried in the traits of her father (Omero Antonutti).
A drama by David Trueba (2003). A novelist (Gil) who has abandoned her writing career tracks down the details of a true story from the last days of the Spanish Civil War.