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‘That was a mistake’: Erik Matti apologizes for comments on food docu

A few months ago Director Erik Matti drew flak online after criticizing Netflix’s Street Food for “bad research”. “The #Cebu episode of #StreetGood at @netflixph borders on poverty porn. The dishes except for lechon are food that are not really a staple of Filipinos. All the other Asian countries had their classic world-renowned street food …

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HBO Asia series showcases Erik Matti’s Island of Dreams

HBO Asia announced a brand-new anthology drama series, Food Lore, that showcases an episode set in the Philippines. Erik Matti directs the episode titled Island of Dreams.   The eight-episode, hour-long series explores human conditions through narratives inspired by Asian cuisine. Along with the BuyBust director are six other filmmakers who will handle the episodes …

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