A Documentary Film on the Lives of Families of Filipino Journalists in Quezon Province Who Died in Line of Duty


This study is about the lives of the families of Filipino journalists is Quezon Province who died in line of duty most especially featuring the life of the family of Bert “Fausto” Sison. This study aimed to feature the lives of the families of Bert Sison as well as the families of the other victims of media killings in the province, their life before and after the incident of killing of their relative happened. This also sought to determine in their different aspects of living was affected by the incident. This study is descriptive and pure qualitative. Upon the conduct of the study, the researcher found out that the families of these victims are greatly affected in different aspects including their economical, psychological, social, and security aspect, their lives changed together with the sudden loss of their relative. Also, traumatic experience marks in their life. The researcher concluded that media killings or the incident of killing to their relative affects the family most especially the spouse, children and even siblings.

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Dyanara S. Corachea, Southern Luzon State University, Philippines

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Conference: FilmAsia2015
Stream: Film Direction and Production

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