Vivian Velez Lauds ‘Katips’ Director Vince Tañada

Vince Tañada praised by Vivian Velez

VIVIAN VELEZ – The former Director General of the Film Academy of the Philippines lauded the director of Katips, Vince Tañada.

Vivian Velez and Vince Tañada
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Vivian started her career in the show business in 1976 when she was only 16 years old.

She was dubbed as the “Ms. Body Beautiful” of Philippine movies in the 1980s.

Through the years, she has received numerous acting awards including FAP Award for Best Actress because of her role in the 1983 movie, Pieta as well as FAMAS Award and Metro Manila Film Festival for Best Actress in Paradise Inn.

On the other hand, Tañada is popularly known as the director of Katips.

It is a movie about a group of student activists from the Katipunan area of Quezon City who struggled to protest the imposition of nationwide martial law in the 1970s.

The film stars Jerome Ponce, Vince Tañada, Mon Confiado, Sazchna Laparan, Nicole Laurel Asensio and to name a few.

Recently, Vivian Velez went to the social networking site, Facebook wherein she lauded Tañada right after visiting the Black Box Theatre of Philippine Stagers Foundation last Saturday.

According to Velez, the director of Katips is a “genius.”

The actress believes that the critics of Tañada has yet to watch one of his masterpieces.

Here’s the message of Vivian Velez to Vince Tañada:

Tañada has reacted to the message of Velez through Facebook.

It can be recalled that Tañada made a buzz after pitting against Maid in Malacañang in his movie Katips, both hit theaters on August 3.

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