University of St. La Salle

When Sugar Lost Its Sweetness Online Screening Invitation

In commemoration of the upcoming 36th Anniversary of the People Power Revolution, the University of St. La Salle – Institute of the Moving Image would like to invite you and your respective communities for a free special screening of “When Sugar Lost Its Sweetness” (an official entry to the 2019 Sine Negrense Film Festival) a short film on the Negros experience after Proclamation no. 1081 or Martial Law was declared in the Philippines on September 21, 1972.

The short film will be available online video-on-demand from February 25, 2022, Friday, 8:00 AM to February 27, 2022, Sunday, 11:59 PM via Vimeo (

May this be a reminder of one of the darkest eras in our history as Filipinos and compel us not to allow the horrors of Martial Law to happen again.


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