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FOURTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Third Regular Session SENATE P.S. RES. NQ1A..O 11 Introduced by Senator Manny B. Villar RESOLUTION CONGRATULATING AND COMMENDING FILM DIRECTOR RAYA MARTIN, THE CAST, THE TECHNICAL AND PRODUCTION CREW OF THE FILM "INDEPENDENCIA" FOR WINNING THE GRAND PRIZE IN THE SOUTHEAST ASIA COMPETITION AND THE NETWORK FOR THE PROMOTION OF ASIAN CINEMA (NETPAC) AT THE SEVENTH BANGKOK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Whereas, Raya Martin's "Independencia" is a 77-minute epic film set during the American occupation of the Philippines which portrays. the Filipino's struggle for freedom during those trying times; Whereas, IIlndependencia" is viewed by the Film Society of lincoln Center in New York, USA and was hailed as a stellar film that "more than just focuses on the usual gruesome sceneries depicted in almost all war movies. Rather, it delves deeper into the Filipino psyche -including its hunger for deliverance and continued struggle for identity;" Wh...