International Film Festival Manhattan Virtual Events 2020

Shorts Program 6 Filipino Films

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In this film, it portrays the pursuit of the characters’ desire for a life less ordinary. In an epilogue, Dodong’s life changed as his luck made its way to his path. After his wife left him, he may not have thought of going back to her instead he may live differently far from his old life.

Luis Pedron's Q&A with the Shorts Program 6 Filipino Filmmakers of the International Film Festival Manhattan

Director Bio: Alan Filoteo

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 and then exhibited in the 8th Cinema Rehiyon. He was also a former Film Festival Director of Lantawan Socsksargen Film Festival (LSFF) and a former board member of Socsksargen Center for for Film Arts (SCFAI). 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 the principal founder of General Santos City's Council for Culture and Arts in Film and the Festival Director of Sundayag Film Festival (SFF) in SocSKSarGen. Alan Filoteo is known for his adamant devotion in film and committed in the development and progression of culture through films.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    16 minutes
  • Language
    Cebuano, Bisaya
  • Country
  • Director
    Alan Filoteo
  • Screenwriter
    Alan Filoteo
  • Producer
    Ronaldo Veneracion
  • Cast
    Randy Tamosa