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Your Guide To Independence Day Streaming

Local shows and movies you can—and should—watch, from “Heneral Luna” to “Ang Larawan”

It’s been over a century since Emilio Aguinaldo first declared the Philippines independent from Spanish colonialization. Since then, the Philippines endured more years of occupation—first under the Americans and then briefly under the Japanese during World War II—until the former finally granted us independence and sovereignty following the end of the war. For Independence Day this Friday, check out these titles available to stream online, from Filipino auteur masterpieces to Tanghalang Pilipino productions, and ponder on what it means to be Filipino and to truly, actually be free. 


Lead photos from IMdB

Gallery photos from Netflixiflix, and iWant