SNATCHER is about a petty thief who targets a girl who looks like his old lover. When he finds that her presence stirs up unwanted memories, he pursues another target, only to be led back to her.
JHAYLE MEER is an independent filmmaker hailing from the UP Film Institute College of Mass Communication. Currently, she works part-time as a cinematographer for small productions, juggles it with producing tasks in her own company, as well as assists in experimental installations. Consequently, she is taking up her Masters degree in Creative Writing at the UP College of Arts and Letters. In the future, she hopes to take up a Phd or MFA in Film or Writing, and practice her art in a more serious level. She is also motivated to help her family, and make them proud of her achievements.
Jhayle grew up in a simple household in Manila, Philippines. She is the middle child among three daughters. Most of her student works demonstrate the female experience as well as feelings of loss.
MAIKLING PELIKULA is a program featuring outstanding and award-winning short films. Likewise to be featured will be a discussion and annotation by the director-filmmaker. The program will highlight the experimental and narrative genres of film.