• Greek Title H ιστορία του Χα
  • English Title History of Ha
  • Original Title Historya ni Ha
  • Year: 2021
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Philippines
  • Duration: 276'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Lav Diaz
  • Cinematography: Lav Diaz
  • Editing: Lav Diaz
  • Sound: Cecil Buban
  • Cast: John Lloyd Cruz, Mae Paner, Dolly De Leon, Jonathan Francisco, Teroy Guzman, Hazel Orencio, Earl Ignacio, Ceian Hazel Gabuco
  • Production: Sine Olivia Pilipinas
  • Distinctions: BFI London Film Festival 2021, Viennale 2021, Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2021, Singapore International Film Festival 2021
  • Color: Black & White
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Tagalog
  • Format: DCP
  • Print Source: Sine Olivia Pilipinas
From Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 19:00 until Saturday, 4 Jun 2022 23:45
At Iera odos Str. 48, Postal Code 104 35 Kerameikos, Athens Categories: Προβολές Ταινιοθήκης Tags: Εκδηλώσεις - Φεστιβάλ, 12ο ΦΠΚΑ

1957. Hernando Alamada, Filipino vaudeville great and a former socialist cadre, fulfills the last leg of his performing tour on the Mayflower cruise ship. He knows that the Philippines is experiencing a bitter transition yet again; the much-loved and popular president, Ramon Magsaysay, suddenly dies in a plane crash. Alamada plods
on an aimless journey and finds himself on the gate of the theater of the absurd, a descent to burlesque, madness, to stark realities, and, ultimately, an ascent to his own redemption.

Lav Diaz (1958), multi award-winning director from the Philippines, is one of the most important directors in modern cinema. With independent production methods, With independent production methods, Diaz’s films, usually of long duration, reflect the lives of Filipinos and suggest that salvation is possible through social struggle.History of Ha premiered at the BFI London Film Festival.

Watch the film online here.



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