‘GomBurZa’ review: Empowering tribute to Filipino martyrs

MANILA, Philippines — Much has been documented about the revolutionary history of the Philippines, though much can still be learned about it as depicted in Pepe Diokno’s entry to the 49th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) “GomBurZa.” The film borrows its name from three Filipino Catholic priests — Mariano Gomes, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora — who were […]

‘Gomburza’ wins big, ‘Firefly’ bags Best Picture at 49th MMFF

MANILA – The 49th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Gabi ng Parangal celebrated the winners and the festival became livelier once more as moviegoers returned to the theaters to watch Filipino films. Historical movie “Gomburza” took home the most wins with seven trophies: Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Gatpuno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award, Best […]

GomBurZa: A tale of heroism for the new generation

After watching GomBurZa, the very little that audiences, the stars and production crew knew from their textbook GomBurZa, was undoubtedly changed by the two-hour narrative that director Pepe Diokno and his team painstakingly completed.

CBCP head shares 5 reasons why Filipinos should watch ‘GomBurZa’

The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) shared important reasons why “GomBurZa” is a must-watch historical biographical film. Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, CBCP president, shared his insight in a social media post regarding one of the 10 entries in this year’s prestigious Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF). He outlined his points […]