‘The Guerilla is a Poet’

22kiri1web Director Kiri Dalena and actor Karl Medina, who plays the young Jose Maria Sison in “The Guerilla is a Poet,” talk during the film’s Mindanao Premiere at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) on Thursday (21 August 2014), which coincided with the anniversary of Ninoy Aquino’s death. The documentary depicts the journey of Sison, regarded as the founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines, during Martial Law until his capture in the mountains and the nine years of imprisonment that followed, leading to his birth as a poet. Screening will run until August 22, 2014 at the MSU-IIT Mini Theater. MindaNews photo by Aubrey Rocin Llamas