A New Netflix Series Tells the Story of the Philippines’ Drug War. But Its Critics Are Condemning ‘Amo’ as Propaganda — TIME

A week after it premiered, few of the extras that feature in Netflix’s first ever Philippine series had seen the show. Outside the barbecue stand she runs in the Manila neighborhood where Cannes award-winning director Brillante Mendoza shot Amo (pronounced “am-ohr,” it means boss), Nerisa Perez recalled acting in one of its scenes. A fictional…

via A New Netflix Series Tells the Story of the Philippines’ Drug War. But Its Critics Are Condemning ‘Amo’ as Propaganda — TIME

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