“Pan De Salawal” by Che Espiritu tells about Sal, a lonely panadero suffering from a chronic kidney stones who wants nothing but to die. Sharing his sick, grey life along the riles are his neighbors - a barber with severe pasma, a former beauty queen with emphysema, a Carinosa dancer paralyzed by stroke, and a macho meat vendor with tumor in his breast – who are all battling for dear life, hoping a miracle comes along the riles.
In “ML” by Benedict Mique Jr., Carlo meets Colonel, an old resident in their village who was a former soldier during the Marcos regime. After learning how the Colonel cruelly tortured student activists, Carlo’s life changes when he experienced all the Martial Law cruelties one night.
“Kung Paano Hinihintay Ang Dapithapon” by Carlo Enciso Catu follows Teresa, a lady at the twilight of her life. Currently living with her longtime partner Celso, she receives a call from her estranged husband Benedicto who is seeking forgiveness from her and their son Chito.
Still in mourning form the loss of her partner, Liza receives a call from her husband, Anton, inviting her into his life and their two children again after she left them 5 years ago. With no anger nor reproach, what is important for Anton is for Liza to heal.
Survival of the fittest. This is the truth in a world we all live in. Every person has his own story to tell and how they face life's challenges that some call Hell.
This is the story of George, a victim of child trafficking at the tender age of seven. His mother sold him and his sibling to a syndicate in order to meet the financial demands of her live-in partner. George vows to return to his mother and her boyfriend to make them pay for what they did.
In the Philippines, a photo of a young girl carrying a big rock and threatening to smash a car's window amidst rush hour traffic made round online. She was high on rugby and was demanding for alms. The viral photo was even picked up by broadcast media and reported in evening news nationwide. This is her story.
And (remember) when your Lord said to the angels: 'I am going to create a human (Adam) from sounding clay of altered black smooth mud. So when I have fashioned him and breathed into him (his) soul created by Me, then you fall down prostrate to him.
In the middle of chaos in Mindanao, children are being born in harsh conditions due to war and the root of the Muslim culture called "Rido" or the clash between clans.