Special Preview of “The Sublime Paralytic” for the People of Tanauan, BatangasJuly 15, 2015
Enshrined in “The Sublime Paralytic” is the life and times of Apolinario Mabini [1864-1903], First Prime Minister, First Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the First Philippine Republic, and the man who could have been the First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court were he not physically disabled. A special preview of the film will be held at Mabini Shrine in Tanauan, Batangas, hometown of our hero at 10 am this Friday, July 17. It is the start of the week-long celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week which ends on Mabini’s birthday on July 23.
Ms. Olga Palacay, Mabini Shrine Curator confirmed that despite the declaration of July 17 as a National Holiday because of Ramadan, their activity will push through. Official launching of the film in Manila will be at De La Salle-College of St. Benilde on August 27, 2015 in celebration of the National Heroes Day.
Produced by Miryad Visyon in collaboration with DLS-CSB School of Deaf Education and Applied Studies [SDEAS] and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the documentary is narrated and captioned in English, with Filipino Sign Language interpretation and insets. Its Filipino version, “PULE: Utak ng Rebolusyon” is in post-production and will be ready by September or October 2015.
For some scenes by the featured All Deaf Performing group of SDEAS, the SILENT STEPS, click true-decalogue