College of LLL - Fall 2012 - Film SeriesOctober 17, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
In the Navel of the Sea (1998) - Dir. Marilou Diaz-Abaya, 116 mins.
Pepito grows up in a remote fishing village in the Philippines, learning the trade of his mother, a midwife, a job given from generation to generation. While Pepito struggles to find his way with a profession meant mainly for women, his mother Rosa, who is a widow, becomes pregnant and fears the shame the pregnancy would bring.
Professor Pia Arboleda (IPLL) introduces the film and leads Q&A.
In Filipino with English sub-titles.
College of LLL, Mānoa Campus