Khavn is the director of more than 150 films: 52 features and 115 short films. He is also the composer of 23 albums and author of seven books. His poetry and fiction have won in the Palanca Awards, the Philippines’ foremost literary award. He has served in the jury of various film festivals such as the Berlinale, Clermont-Ferrand, CPH:DOX, Jeonju, Bucheon, Jihlava, New Horizons, & Dok Leipzig. Khavn has exhibited at the MoMA, MAXXI, Guggenheim Museum, Tate Modern, National Museum of Singapore, & Venice Architecture Biennale. He has lectured at the Berlinale Talent Campus, Bela Tarr’s Film Factory, Goethe Institut, & the Danish Film Institute. Khavn has curated programs for the Viennale, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, & the Sharjah Biennial. Selected retrospectives of his films were presented in Rotterdam, Pesaro, Dokufest Kosovo, Sao Paulo, Taiwan, Film Mutations Zagreb, & Oberhausen among others.

Accolades

Khavn and Achinette Villamor and Edong Canlas
Best Feature Film, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Best Feature Film, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

It is 1901 in the Municipality of Balangiga of the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to…

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Khavn and Achinette Villamor and Edong Canlas
Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Cultural Diversity Award under the patronage of UNESCO, 2018

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

It is 1901 in the Municipality of Balangiga of the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to…

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Films

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness
2017

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Philippines
2017

Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

It is 1901 in the Municipality of Balangiga of the Philippines’ Eastern Samar province. Eight-year-old Kulas flees town with his grandfather and their carabao to…

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