You can watch Martial Law period movie ‘Liway’ ad-free on YouTube

Glaiza de Castro as the titular “Liway.” Screenshot taken from Liway (Facebook)
Glaiza de Castro as the titular “Liway.” Screenshot taken from Liway (Facebook)

Viewers can now watch Liway for free, the 2018 Kip Oebanda-directed martial law film starring Glaiza de Castro beginning March 18.

The film has been uploaded on YouTube and is ad-free, so users don’t have to deal with pesky commercials interrupting the viewing experience.

Liway centers on a boy named Dakip, who lives in a prison camp with his mother, a martial law dissident known as Commander Liway.

Distracting him from the difficulties of living in a prison camp, Dakip’s mother tells him stories to protect the child from the realities of a political prisoner’s life.

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The film is based on the director’s real-life experience with his mother, Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, aka the “real-life Liway.”

Liway opened at the 14th Cinemalaya Film Festival where it received a special jury commendation and won the audience choice award for full-length feature films.

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