The Pinoy Dokyu Collection pays homage to a Philippine culture that is embodied in the knowledge, memories, and experiences of Filipino dancers. Featured here are narratives continually performed by Filipinos who put movement in focus with how they make sense of their identities and realities.
Welcome to the Pinoy Dokyu Collection—an affirmation of narratives that are often left unheard of in the discourse of Philippine culture—and a recognition of dance documentaries as forms of art, preservation, and activism.
DANCE FOR LIFE
BABY RUTH VILLARAMA
Spending twenty five years in prison and fearing the reinstatement of death row, Angeli dances for life.
THEY CALL ME DAX
A fifteen-year-old girl struggles to survive as a high school student and ballet dancer, as she lives alone in a poor district in Quezon City, Philippines.