Portes, Gil M.
Most widely held works by Gil M Portes
Homecoming ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Tagalog and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Five years of anticipating her homecoming, from Canada to where she considers her home, Abby reunites with her family in the Philipiines. But she brought something that will make her regret her coming home- SARS.
Miguel Michelle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Tagalog and held by 18 libraries worldwide
As young Miguel travels to the United States from the Philippines, his proud family says good bye, looking forward to the day when he will return. Seven years later Miguel comes home as a woman, Michelle, after a sex-change operation in the United States. Michelle's existence challenges her family and townspeople to re-examine their own values on morality, gender, family, religion, and coming out.
Markova, comfort gay ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Tagalog and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In this exploration of a little-known aspect of World War II in the Philippines, that of homosexual comfort gays, Walter Dempster, Jr., a.k.a Markova, watches a t.v. documentary about comfort women and remembers his own painful story and similar experiences. Sharing the spotlight with his two sons, popular film star Dolphy plays a role entirely stripped of stereotypes, revealing character and strength.
Small voices ; and, Homecoming : the screenplays by Adolfo B Alix ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Beautiful life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Tagalog and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A drama about the heartbreaking impact of a terrorist attack on eight women -- four wives, three mothers, and one mistress -- whose loved ones are killed in the airport bombing. An affirming film about life death and living each day as if it were your last. This film looks at the long process of moving on and the beauty of forgiveness.
Puerto Princesa [videorecording ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Tagalog and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A city mayor and his people in the powe game of politics.
Merika ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Tagalog and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The mourning girls : [DVD] [videorecording ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Tagalog and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mga munting tinig Small voices ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Melinda Santiago is an idealistic young woman who takes a teaching position at a small rural school in the Philippine province of Malawig. With a corrupt government and scarce economic opportunities, the townsfolk struggle to survive. While many of the adults choose to join the guerrilla military force, the children are made to work on family farms rather than receive an education. Against many of the parents' wishes, Melinda enters her class in a singing competition.
Bukas may pangarap ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in Tagalog and held by 1 library worldwide
Bereavement--Psychological aspects Bombings Comedy films Comfort women Drama Feature films Feature films Filipinos Foreign films Immigrants Life change events Male prostitutes Philippines Philippines--Puerto Princesa City Politicians Poverty Rural conditions Rural schools SARS (Disease) Sex change Singing--Competitions Teachers Terrorism United States