Kidlat Tahimik | the artist
The artist Kidlat Tahimik
Born 1942, Baguio, Philippines.
Lives and works in Itogon, Benguet, Philippines, .
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The artist formerly known as Eric de Guia was in the headlines recently precisely for that name change. Kidlat, a multiawarded independent, and to some a bizarre, filmmaker, wanted to discard the colonial taint that the European Eric and the Spanish de Guia which has burdened his crusade to advocate the pure Filipino…
Meet Kidlat Tahimik. He did just that before realizing he was living the dream of a civilization that was not his to inherit…