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Phia Vhianna Reign S. RamirezABM 12-AQuestion: How is shoemaking woven into these films? Write a reaction paper.Mariquina (Reflection)Milo Joqueco's Mariquina (2014) tells the painful story of Imelda Guevarra(Mylene Dizon), a successful businesswoman who grew up with an emotionallydistant father, and Romeo Guevarra, who sustains his family business by creatingshoes. Despite their success, the artist lost his shoe factory as well as his loving wife,which fueled Imelda's resentment of her father.The Guevarras lived in the neighborhood where the people were makingshoes. He is skilled at creating shoes. The shoemaker uses local materials and leatherto construct shoes that are stronger than others. Guevarra also uses local materials forher T-shirt making and printing business. In their everyday lives, shoemaking is partof their lives. They produce shoes to support their businesses and their workers’families. They contribute to Marikina's economy by exporting their shoes to othercountries. Their firm was doing well at the time since Romeo was the maker of shoesfor First Lady Imelda Marcos during Ferdinand Marcos's reign. The shoes heproduced for Imelda Marcos were one of his most costly masterpieces. Its business
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