21 DECEMBER 2021
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Every 30th of December, the Filipino nation observes the death anniversary of the Philippines’ national hero – Dr. Jose Protacio Rizal – formally known as Rizal Day. This year, the Sentro Rizal in Washington D.C. commemorates the life, sacrifice, and works of our national hero with a video premiere.
The Sentro Rizal Washington D.C. invites everyone to a special virtual screening of Nicolas Pichay’s “Rizal’s Pen” as the Embassy celebrates this year’s Rizal Day with the theme “Rizal: Para sa Agham, Katotohanan, at Buhay” (Rizal: For Science, Truth, and Life). The screening will start from 30 December 2021 until 01 January 2022 via the Philippine Embassy’s Facebook Page (@PHinUSA).
Rizal’s Pen is a 45-minute film directed and written by Nicolas B. Pichay which revolves around a young man in contemporary times discovering the relevance of Jose Rizal’s writings in his life. ###