Maverick filmmaker Khavn assembles pieces of National Artist Lino Brocka’s filmography from various sources into an unusual collage that forms a complex and compelling biographic portrait of the filmmaker as an artist, a storyteller, and a man with many things to say about the Philippines. A work of screaming freedom set to music by the Brockas and Max Jocson, Khavn breaks apart the legend of the artist and reforms it into a chaotic yet comprehensive look into the life of another maverick.
Binubuo ng Maverick filmmaker na si Khavn ang mga pira-piraso ng filmography ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining na si Lino Brocka mula sa iba’t ibang source sa isang hindi pangkaraniwang collage na bumubuo ng isang kumplikado at nakakahimok na talambuhay na larawan ng filmmaker bilang isang artista, isang storyteller, at isang taong may maraming bagay na sasabihin tungkol sa Pilipinas. Ito at isang gawang malayang sumisigaw, dala ng musika ng Brockas at Max Jocson. Pinaghiwa-hiwalay ni Khavn ang alamat ng artista at binago ito sa isang magulo ngunit komprehensibong pagtingin sa buhay kasapi niyang maverick.
Khavn (born 1973, Manila) is a poet, novelist, songwriter, pianist, and filmmaker known for hi punk, innovative, and genre bending cinema. The father of Philippine digital filmmaking, Khavn has made 51 features and 115 short films. He has served as jury member at the Berlinale, Clermont-Ferrand, CPH:DOX, Jeonju, BiFan, Jihlava, & Dok Leipzig film festivals and has exhibited at the MoMA, Guggenheim Museum, Tate Modern, Museum of the 21st Century Arts in Rome, National Museum of Singapore, and Venice Biennial Architecture. He has lectured at the Berlinale Talent Campus, Bela Tarr’s Film Factory, Goethe Institute Nigeria, and he Danish Film Institute, and has curated programs for Viennale, Edinburgh International Film Festival, and Sharjah Biennial.