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Mainstream media to blame for ‘sorry state’ of PH cinema

May 7, 2015, 2:19 p.m. - COMMERCIALIZATION and the lack of support from mainstream media has left today’s Philippine cinema in a “sorry state,” a renowned filmmaker said on Wednesday during the USTingan round table discussion at the UST Graduate School’s Tanghalang Teresita Qurino.

Filipino filmmaker, writer, and producer Peque Gallaga said quality independent or “indie” films were having difficulty getting a share of the spotlight, making Philippine movie industry almost “extinct.”