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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Mario O’Hara

Born in Zamboanga City, in 1946, he took Chemical Engineering in Adamson University, but subsequently left school for a radio career at DZRH.O’Hara joined the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA)in 1969, and met his longtime collaborator Lino Brocka. O’Hara wrote two of Brocka’s best-known works, « Insiang » (1976), and « Tinimbang Ka Ngunit Kulang » (You Were Weighed and Found Wanting, 1974)-while playing a major performance in « Tinimbang. »