Tuesday, September 1, 2015

"APOLINARIO MABINI: The Sublime Paralytic" Premiere

The screening is our tribute to the heroism of Apolinario Mabini, considered icon of Persons with Disability. It is presented in commemoration of his 150th Birth Anniversary and in Promotion of the Use and Recognition of Filipino Sign Language in the Philippines.

The audience getting ready to start

Mr. Abner Manlapaz with his wife Sophia.

Prayer and National Anthem led by Silent Steps

Raymond Manding is the host for the event. 
(Coordinator, Deaf Advocacy Program)

Welcome Remarks 
Ms. Nicky Templo-Perez, DEAN, SDEAS

Introduction the the Film
Ms. Mirana Medina. 
She is the 2015 Media Advocate of the Year, in the individual category, 
of the Aplinario Mabini Awards for her work as an advocacy filmmaker.

Film showing in ARG Theater.

The people watching film.

The Deaf dancers interpreting the life of Apolinario Mabini in dance after the film.

Ms. Yvetter Apurado-Bernardo is the vice president 
of Philippine Federation of the Deaf, Inc.
She shares that she only know of Mabini as the hero in the 10 peso coin.
She did not about his history and disability.

Ms. Weng River sharing about Apolinario Mabini. She admires him. He is a hero and very intelligent.

Closing Remarks
Mr. Leonides Sulse is the Chairperson, Center for Academics.

Thank you everyone for all your support. 

Photographer: Ms. Leah Osido

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