Direk Eileen welcomes viewers during Opening Night of the Active Vista International Human Rights Film Festival


Basurero Film is screening in the Shorts Program: Women in the Forefront starting today at this most important Philippine festival — ACTIVE VISTA INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, screening online on September 19-27.


Twenty thought-provoking important features and another 20 short films! With the theme, ‘Walang Pipikit 360’ (No One Blinks An Eye), the festival encourages continued creative resistance against threats to life, livelihood, and lifestyle by presenting a plethora of events – film screenings, exhibits, forums, and performances, to engage the public in meaningful discourse on the human rights and democracy issues our country faces today.

Despite the current context of the pandemic and the worsening human rights situation in the Philippines, the festival perseveres to pursue its mission by holding its 8th edition online this September 19-27, 2020.

Purchase tickets, check out the festival program and film catalog at https://watch.activevista.ph/activevistaph

Basurero is included in this year’s Active Vista International Film Festival

September 19-27!

In commemoration of the Martial Law Anniversary in the Philippines, Thrilled and honored that Basurero Film is included in this years’s line up at the ACTIVE VISTA INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL along with many other compelling shorts, mind-opening-AWARD-WINNING features — ON THE PRESIDENT’s ORDERS, THE KINGMAKER, and THE CLEANERS and much more.

Active Vista brings attention to stories of human struggles through films, exhibits, performances, forums, and events. A call to engage in discourses and conversations on important social issues, and to develop a critical citizenry that supports initiatives for the promotion of human rights and democracy.

Access the film here (geoblocked for the Philippines):  https://watch.eventive.org/…/play/5f6398f5921b2f02d6e01904