Filipino films? Why not?
Most of us would prefer watching American movies than Filipino ones. When we are in the cinemas, I noticed that there are more people paying to watch American movies instead of supporting locally made ones. For most, they better understand movies spoken in English than in Filipino. In addition, for most people, the quality of American movies is better than Filipino movies. However, there are some people that think otherwise but sadly majority of Filipinos think this way.
Because of this issue, I would like to see Filipinos watching more Filipino movies than American movies. Firstly, I would like to see people lining up to watch Filipino movies. Secondly, I would like to see Filipinos going to cinemas to watch Filipino movies and actually understanding it. Lastly, I would like to see people consider Filipino movies and see its cultural value. In fact, there are a lot of indie-Filipino films that have a great plot, great quality and most of all it gives us a lesson on how to be truly Filipino.
To address this issue, as a student, I will watch and support Filipino movies. Furthermore, I would convince my friends to watch Filipino movies. For example, I would convince my friend in Iloilo that prefers American movies than Filipino movies. Another way of addressing this issue is by convincing my friends that by watching Filipino movies they will be able to improve their Filipino. In addition, I would look into the cultural connection of Filipino movies and try to find out if some practices depicted in the movie are actually being done today or in the past.
As a professional, I will promote Filipino movies in my business. I plan to have my own spa, so, I can show Filipino movies to the people that go into my spa while waiting for their turn. I will find Filipino movies that have English subtitles (original copy of course) and show it too my customers with all legalities included. In this way, those who cannot understand...
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