Joel Quizon, Director of The Cotabato Sessions
Joel is the director of the project and is working with world renowned composer / percussion, Susie Ibarra.
The Cotabato Sessions is a full length music album and 30 minute short music film that features the music legacy of one family, the Kalanduyans, in Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines.
Joel stopped by Super Astig HQ last Sunday (2/9) and we chatted about working with Susie Ibarra, shooting in Cotabato City and documenting indigenous Philippine music.
Take a listen below:
Part 1 – From Fan to Collaborator, Joel explains how he got involved with the project. (4:11)
Part 2 – Shooting in Cotabato City and Form Follows Function (5:40)
Part 3 – Documenting Music versus Staging Music (4:27)
Part 4 – What is the value of this film to Filipino-Americans? (4:30)
To donate funds to The Cotabato Sessions, check out their Kickstarter page:
Form Follows Function
Download the full interview with Joel Quizon here: