International Film Festival Manhattan Autumn 2021

Documentary Short Films 1

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There comes a point when you realize that you're not enough to take good care in conserving our coastal area. The question is, are you good enough to start caring for our coast.

This story will show the real life of being so innocent of knowing the cause of damage of Sarangani Bay. With such an incredible amount of waste taking over in Sarangani Bay, you will witness here the changes of behavior of the Ocean. The threats of improper waste disposals, pose to the health of Sarangani Bay. Inadequate protection and less discipline will create irreversible damage and destroys the most important food source of the world.

Director Bio:

Coming from a region with lesser film experience than its neighbors, Alan D. Filoteo is a man of many hats. He is a director, writer, musician, photographer, cinematographer, and a video editor. After he graduated from Computer Engineering at the Notre Dame of Dadiangas University in 2009, he pursued his major. But after he took an intensive course/workshop in Film Directing at the University of the Philippines later that year, his career in filmmaking began.

With his passion and big adoration in the film, he put up a Production Services Company (FilCor Multimedia Studio) in 2010. Since then, he has been engaged in filmmaking and worked as a contractor for quality video services for the National Government

Units and other companies in Region XII -- working as a director, cinematographer, animator and video editor.

In 2013 Alan Filoteo produced his first-ever independent short film “Nene” which was then selected in the 5th Cinema Rehiyon, 10th Guerilla Filmmaking, and in the 8th Mindanao Film Festival.

In November 2016, his infomercial was selected in the ToFarm Film Festival which received a Citation award. On December that year, he produced his second short film “Garbo” which was selected in the 11th Mindanao Film Festival , exhibited in the 8th Cinema Rehiyon and A Film Festival Directors Award / Independent Achievement Award in International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events last Nov. 19 , 2020.

He was also a former Film Festival Director of Lantawan Socsksargen Film Festival (LSFF) and a former board member of Socsksargen Center for Film Arts (SCFAI). Recently a board member and founder of Film makers Guild Of SocSKSarGen. He rendered his expertise as he initiated filmmaking workshops in Sinebiswal in General Santos, Sinelamdag Film Festival in Koronadal, and in some schools in

Mindanao like St. Mary’s College of Tagum, Quantum Academy, Mindanao State University, Holy Child College Information Technology, and for the regional DepEd.

Recently, he was recognized by The National Commission for Culture and the Arts; Ani ng Sining as a passionate filmmaker in Mindanao. In 2019, he became a council member of General Santos City's Council for Culture and Arts in Film and the Festival Director and the founder of Sundayag Film Festival (SFF), in SocSKSarGen.

Alan Filoteo is known for his adamant devotion to film and committed to the development and progression of culture through films.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    19:01 mins
  • Language
    English, Tagalog, Visayan
  • Country
  • Director
    Alan Diono Filoteo
  • Producer
    Allan Marcilla