Kidlat Tahimik

Kidlat Tahimik

About Kidlat Tahimik

Kidlat Tahimik

Kidlat Tahimik

October 03, 1942

Place of Birth    :   Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines
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Eric de Guia (born October 3, 1942 in Baguio City, Philippines), better known as Kidlat Tahimik (a Tagalog translation of "silent lightning"), is a film director,writer and actor whose films are commonly associated with the Third Cinemamovement through their critiques of neocolonialism. One of the most prominent names in the Filipino film industry, he has garnered various accolades locally and internationally, including a Plaridel honorarium for Independent Cinema. He is dubbed by fellow filmmakers and critics as the "Father of Philippine Independent Cinema".