JL Burgos

JL Burgos is a filmmaker and artist. He is part of PinoyMedia Center, and is also active in the campaign for justice for victims of enforced disappearances, of which his brother Jonas is one.

Newsreel | Activists condemn Lianga killings

Rights activists again voice their condemnation of the recent killings in Mindanao. This time, the victims were an administrator of a Lumad school, a Lumad peasant leader and his cousin. Meanwhile, the Lumad communities began to, once again, evacuate.

NEGOSYO | A Video-Documentary on #MillionPeopleMarch

Filmmaker JL Burgos shot and edited this short video documentary on the #MillionPeopleMarch against pork barrel last August 26, for Red Ants Productions and in cooperation with PinoyMedia Center. As the title suggests, pork barrel — or the lump-sum, discretionary allocations to legislators, executive officials and the President — is indeed one glaring example of […]

The unheard voice

Today, April 28, is the anniversary of Jonas Burgos’ abduction. The Free Jonas Burgos Movement released a video long overdue: Unheard for six years, the wife of Jonas finally lets her voice be heard for the first time

Video: Yutang Kabilin (Land of Heritage)

MANILAKBAYAN (Journey to Manila) is a Mindanao People’s Mobilization for Land, the Environment, and Human Rights that brings voices of concern on mining affected communities and the attacks on environment defenders. Against these threats to land and life, Mindanao peoples — Lumads, Moro and settlers — continue the valiant commitment to defend the environment and […]

Bidyo: Message to my desaparecido

Sa bidyo na likha ni JL Burgos, kapatid ng dinukot na aktbistang si Jonas Burgos, nagbigay ng mensahe ang mga kamag-anak ng desaparecidos sa kanilang nawawala pa ring mga mahal sa buhay. Nagtipun-tipon sila sa Plaza Miranda noong Agosto 30, bilang paggunita sa International Day of the Disappeared.