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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs
Television programs, Tagalog
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jay Taruc; Sandra Aguinaldo; Kara David; Howie G Severino; GMA Network Films.
|Language Note:||In Tagalog.|
|Notes:||"Ang bawat dokumentaryo ay isang paglalakbay ..."--Disc container.
Special features: image plugs of 'I-witness'; profiles of the documentarists.
First broadcast on GMA's 'I-witness' television show in 2006.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; NTSC; multi-region.|
|Contents:||Gutom (Hunger) / Jay Taruc. The reporter immerses himself into the daily routine of 5 squatter families for 6 days. He did what they did, and ate what they ate. At the end of the week, he had lost 7 pounds, felt fatigued, and needed to visit a doctor with his health concerns --
Magdalenang Bukid (Magdalenes of the farms) / Kara David. Poor farm girls are recruited to be bar girls in a small town in Luzon. The girls can earn a lot of money sitting around drinking with the local farmers and fishermen, to the detriment of their health and the community --
Boy Pusit / Sandra Aguinaldo. Young squid divers are torn between providing for their families and pursuing a high school education --
Multo ng nakaraan (Ghosts of the past) / Howie Severino. Filipinos are said to be haunted by an unknown number of workers believed to be buried in cement under the Manila Film Center, as the result of an accident which occurred on Nov. 17, 1981. Scaffolding on the upper floors of the construction collapsed, and an unknown number of workers lost their lives.
I-witness news (Television program)
|Responsibility:||created for television by GMA News and Public Affairs.|
- Philippines -- Social conditions.
- Philippines -- Economic conditions.
- Poor -- Philippines.
- Squatters -- Philippines.
- Haunted places -- Philippines.
- Education -- Philippines.
- High school students -- Philippines.
- Child labor -- Philippines.
- Hunger -- Philippines.
- Bars (drinking establishments) -- Employees -- Philippines.
- Building failures -- Philippines.
- Building -- Accidents -- Philippines.