The Rose of Manila

What is love when made real? Beauty. Archival footage and reenactment evoke a formative moment in the life of young Imelda Marcos, the infamous wife of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Super 16mm and HD video, 12 minutes. 2020. 


2021 CineYouth presented by the Chicago International Film Festival - Chicago, IL

2021 Ivy Film Festival - Providence, RI

2021 BFI Future Film Festival (Nominated for Best Director, Best International Film, and Best Experimental Film) - London, UK

2020 San Diego Asian Film Festival - San Diego, CA

2020 National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY)  - Seattle, WA


What happens when you return to the place that made you who you are?

Super 16mm transferred to HD file, 5 minutes.  2018.


A day in the life of a girl submerged in her own world. 

HD video, 5 minutes.  2017.







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