International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events 2020

Shorts Program 6 Filipino Films

Expired November 23, 2020 4:59 AM
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A blind girl endures daily abuse by her father by keeping her pet dog by her side and using her imagination to seek comfort in another place.

Director Bio:

Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio started as a music video director for Filipino top singers.

Then he helmed many TV shows and he directed commercial films “Pangarap Kong Ibigan Ka”, “Lovestruck” and "Annie B”. His first independent feature “Asintado (Between The Eyes)” won the Best Children’s Film at the 2015 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival while "Child Haus" was Best Children’s Film in Dhaka in 2016.

"Laut" won Best Actress and Special Mention at the 2016 Oporto International Film Festival and Special Jury for Direction at the 2016 World Premieres Film Festival – Asean Skies program in Manila.

"Area" won for him the Special Jury Prize at the 12th Eurasia International Film Festival in Kazakhstan, Jury Prize at the 2017 Houston International Film Festival, Best Director at the 2017 ASEAN International Film Festival and Awards and a Bronze Medal Award for Directing at the New York Festivals of Films and Television.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    15 minutes
  • Language
    Tagalog, Filipino
  • Country
  • Director
    Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio
  • Screenwriter
    Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio
  • Executive Producer
    Dexter Dominguez (TOES)
  • Co-Producer
    Luisito Lagdameo Ignacio, Ferdinand Lapuz
  • Cast
    Teri Onor, Jane Kelly Nuyad