Spain & The Philippines
Brief discussions following each evening’s screenings will compare and contrast the films and the topics with several panelists.
All films are subtitled in English, unless otherwise noted
The Goodbye (El Adiós)
Spain, USA, 2015, 15 min.
Director: Clara Roquet
Producer: Lastor Media
A Bolivian maid attempts to honor her late mistress's last wishes.
Spain, 2014, 14 min.
Director: Nacho Solana
Producer: Burbuja Films
José is an outdated man with an outdated business. His store, a techinal support which made him feel alive in the past, is about to close. One of his last working days José is visited by a mysterious customer.
Philippines, 2010, 5 min.
Director: Paolo Dy
Written, shot and edited all within 24 hours, 'Creative License' is a humorous yet poignant reflection on the experience of living in a foreign land, and how it affects your relationship with the people you left back home. Winner of the 2010 US National 24Hr Filmracing Competition and the Philippines' NCCA Ani Ng Dangal Award.
Philippines, 2015, 16 min.
Director: Gino Jose
After a nuclear explosion levels Manila, mining companies hire survivors to mine the ruins for radioactive materials. We follow two of those survivors, Amy and Janis, as they go about their day with humor and positivity despite the fact that the job is practically a death sentence.