MAIKLING PELIKULA Saudade Gianco Ante 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.

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Oda Sa Mga Nangangarap Jan Michael C. Jamisola A machine capable of recording ideas directly from the mind is invented; its end products are similar to movies and are called “dreamies”. Joseph, an out-of-work comedian suffering from depression, applies as test subject for former studio mogul Panaginip Pictures and uses the machine to […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Pusong Bato Martika Ramirez Escobar PUSONG BATO is about Cinta dela Cruz, a middle-aged faded actress who tries to relive and remember her glorious days as a movie star in the ‘70s. She does this by watching films at home everyday until one day, during an earthquake; something breaks into her window and […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Hungkag Carlo Francisco Manatad HUNGKAG tells the story of a night in the city, seen through the lives of three different people. The first arc is told in the perspective of a convenience store clerk whose personal problems have made her depressed. When a local gang war suddenly puts her in danger, she […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA 3four Tabel de Leon 3four focuses on the creation of a speculative fiction at a time where technology has given man the power to be connected and stay connected to each other. By employing Bernstein’s Elaborated and Restricted Codes, this narrative provides a different perspective of the future: set in the 2110 AD, […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Bulong Joaquin Valdez A speculative rendition of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, BULONG recreates a fictional Manila. Julio (Sid Lucero) breaks away from the monotonous routine following an ambiguous whisper inciting him to create a “solve-all” device. MAIKLING PELIKULA is a program featuring outstanding and award-winning short films. Likewise to be featured will […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Lunod Neica Dela Cruz LUNOD is an experimental film that will consist of visuals of drowning, water and fishes. These visuals will attempt to metaphorically convey the sufferings and travails that the filmmaker has gone (and continues to go) through after having been abandoned by her mother. MAIKLING PELIKULA is a program featuring […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Ugkat Alyssa Suico UGKAT (“unearth”) is about unearthing the identity that we’ve buried in the efforts to level ourselves with cultures that are not our own. In the struggle to move forward, we’ve been misled into situations causing us to be pitted against one another, and ultimately we end up losing our land, […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Kumot ng Panaginip Jedd Chris Dumaguina 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. EVERYDAY AT 6 PM REPLAYS ON THE FOLLOWING DAY TVUP | University […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Asan si Lolo Mê? Sari Estrada ASAN SI LOLO MÊ? tells the story of Grace, a mother who struggles to spare her young son from discovering the reality of death. To cover up the recent death of her son’s grandfather, Grace tells her son that his grandfather has turned into a goat and […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Para Kay Ama Relyn A. Tan PARA KAY AMA tells the story of Hannah, a 28-year old Chinese-Filipina, as she deals with the recent passing of her businessman father in a car accident. During the wake, a surprising revelation unfolds as Hannah discovers and meets her half-brother for the first time. As Hannah […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Kusina ni Clara E. L. Nicole Ferriols KUSINA NI CLARA tells the story of Clara who is forced to stay at her grandmother Lucing’s house for the weekend after finding out her parents had just separated. Lucing, wanting to console and communicate with her granddaughter, does so in a way she knows and […]

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MAIKLING PELIKULA Bawi Jose Antonio de Rivera In Filipino, BAWI means recovery or revenge. The director used this as an overarching there in carrying out his story and in his execution. The film deals with the social reality of rampant yet largely unresolved child abductions combined with organ theft in the periphery of the National […]

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