PRESS STATEMENT FROM ANC:
"Acclaimed actress, TV host, and women’s rights advocate Angel Aquino takes on her most daring role to date as she strips down in protest of human rights violations for the film project Kinse of ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel.
"Kinse, is a collection of four to six-minute short films on human rights directed by 15 Filipino filmmakers led by Erik Matti, Carlitos Siguion-Reyna, and Paolo Villaluna.
"In the latest teaser for the project, Angel portrays a seemingly strong and glamorous woman, who after taking her clothes off piece by piece, reveals a battered woman with bruises all over her body.
"In an interview with ABS-CBN, Angel revealed that she feels deeply for victims of human rights violations as her mother was also a battered wife.
"My tatay would make all the decisions at pag hindi siya nasusunod o pag may mga bagay na hindi siya natutuwa, madali niya masaktan yung nanay ko. Akala namin ang tatay ganun talaga role niya," she shared.
"Aside from lending her talent to promote Kinse, Angel will also anchor the six-part TV special on the project to be aired this May.
"With two daughters of her own, Angel hopes she can help raise awareness on the issue through this human rights series. "Gusto kong malaman nila na hindi nila dapat payagan na mangyari ito sa kanila," she said.
"Kinse is ANC’s follow-up project to the successful and controversial film series amBisyon2010, which tackled the ten issues Filipinos should consider in choosing the next leaders of the nation.
"Two of the 20 short films in that project, one directed by Cannes Best Director Dante Mendoza and one by award-winning filmmaker Jeffrey Jeturian, got an X-rating from the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board last year.
"As ANC celebrates its 15th anniversary of telling the nation’s stories, it aims to again stir discussion and action through Kinse, which is produced in partnership with the Commission on Human Rights, and through the support of the embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
"Patricia Evangelista, the executive producer of 2011 New York Festival Silver and Bronze World Medalist documentary program Storyline, is at the helm of the project with her Storyline and amBisyon2010 co-creator Paolo Villaluna."
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