KATIPS In the midst of uncertainty, there’s no other passion that can pull us back to freedom but the burning fire that hides within each of us. #Katips is a tale of the young, in their fight for their ideals, how big can one get against a force too much bigger than yourself.
A musical-drama film about the struggles of common people who became victims of Martial Law in the ’70s. Based on the 2016 musical play of the same name, Katips is a tale of the young, in their fight for their ideals, how big can one get against a force too much bigger than yourself.
KATIPS scored seven awards at the recently-held 70th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards Night, including Best Picture and Best Director and Best Actor for Vince Tañada, a lawyer and veteran thespian who heads the theater company Philippine Stagers Foundation. Its other recognitions are Best Musical Score, Best Cinematography, Best Original Song for Sa Gitna ng Gulo and Best Supporting Actor for Johnrey Rivas.
Director: Vince Tañada
Writer: Vince Tañada
Stars: Nicole Asensio, Joshua Bulot, Mon Confiado, Dexter Doria, Adelle Ibarrientos, Sachzna Laparan, Jerome Ponce, Johnrey Rivas, Vince Tañada, Lou Veloso