“Mukha” brings back stories of Filipino youth in month-long special

Rouie Pordan helps her mom in her work while she learns her ABCs.

 

Award-winning documentary series “Mukha” on ANC, the ABS-CBN News Channel revisits its best features this month as it celebrates its milestone of producing 200 stories that show the lives and faces of different Filipinos in the program.

 

On the third episode of its “Mukha 200” month-long special airing this Wednesday (February 21), anchor Tony Velasquez will bring back the stories of Filipino youth who have shown strength in mind and in spirit.

 

They include young clothespin assembler Rouie Pordan, 15-year old mother ‘Ana,’ fast food commercial star “Kuya Pao,” who starred in a film on people with Down Syndrome, and JB Aragones, whose journey towards manhood began when he underwent circumcision.

 

Mukha” followed these young Filipinos in their respective journeys of growth and transformation, where their innocence and courage were both on display.

 

A program produced by ABS-CBN Docucentral, “Mukha” has won and has received nominations in prestigious award giving bodies, including a Silver Dolphin for Best Documentary under Current Affairs, Human Concerns, and Social Issues Category at the 7th edition of the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards.

 

It is also among ABS-CBN’s four nominees in the 2018 New York Festival’s World’s Best TV & Films competition for its entry “Di Ka Pasisiil” in the Current Affairs category.

 

Don’t miss the third installment of the “Mukha 200” month-long special this Wednesday (February 21), 6:30 pm on ANC and ANC HD with replays on Thursday (February 22) at 1:30 am and 2:30 pm, on Friday (February 23) at 3:00 and 1:30 pm, and on Saturday (February 24) at 5 am, and on Sunday (February 25) at 5:30 am. Watch online on iwantv.com.ph or skyondemand.com.ph. For updates, follow @ANCalerts on Facebook or Twitter or the program’s official account @MukhaTV on Facebook and Twitter.

 

“Mukha” shows the start of the journey to manhood of JB as he underwent traditional circumcision/

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