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. 


Screenings:

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

Letter

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


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

Clem

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


HD video, 5 minutes.  2017.

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