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Quezon-based film director Felino Tañada passes away

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 09:34 AM August 26, 2021
Felino Tañada

Felino Tañada /Facebook

LUCENA CITY – Quezon film director Felino Tañada died from COVID-19 complications in a private hospital in Lucena City on Tuesday night, August 25.

“He died from COVID-19. He was confined in a hospital for almost a week,” according to a close relative of Tañada who requested not to be named for lack of authority to speak to the media.

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No other details were made available.

Tañada’s Facebook page was flooded with posts of expressions of grief from his friends, associates, and relatives.

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Tañada, 68, who was single, is survived by a sister. His three other siblings had all passed away.

Tañada was known as a television and indie film director who is remembered for his classics “Hermano Puli: Ang Kasaysayan ng Isang Bayani,” “Fausta” and “Buenavista” that tackled heroism, history and culture in Quezon province.

He was a recipient of the “Natatanging Anak ng Lucena” awards in the field of Arts.

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