Shorts Program 3 - Moving Portraits

EXCUSE ME, MISS, MISS, MISS

Sonny Calvento

Synopsis: 

Vangie, a miserable contractual sales lady, is about to lose her job. But in her desperate attempt to convince her boss not to sack her, Vangie uncovers the ultimate jaw-dropping secret to regularization. Excuse Me, Miss, Miss, Miss is a social satire about the plight of contractual workers in the Philippines.

 

 

 

FATIGUED

James Mayo

Synopsis: 

One night, you overslept because of too much work, now, you must wake up before your nightmare becomes a reality. 

 

 

 

ISANG DAA’T ISANG MARIPOSA

Norvin Delos Santos

Synopsis: 

101-year old pious and pragmatic Lola Perla uses her 100,000-peso government reward for centenaries for one last chance at love.

 

 

 

JODILERKS DELA CRUZ, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Carlo Francisco Manatad

Synopsis: 

Previously dedicated to her job at a soon-to-close gas station, the subject devotes her last night of employment to some questionable acts, thereby reflecting the increasingly anarchic nature of the society around her.

 

 

 

KONTROLADO NI GIRLY AND BUHAY N’YA

Gilb Baldoza

Synopsis: 

Kontrolado Ni Girly Ang Buhay N’ya tells a slice of Girly’s life as an unemployed gay man living below poverty line with a passive mother and an abusive stepfather. He later finds his mother being sexually harassed by her partner. His life changes when the abuses repeat to Girly and he has nothing left to do but to control his life forward. 

 

 

 

PABASA KAN PASYON

Hubert Tibi

Synopsis: 

Religion and economy take center stage in a Bicolano family’s story, set during the Lenten season. To make ends meet, one of them turns to religion and pushes his mother to make a living off her faith.

 

 

 

SPID

Mervine Aquino and Alejo Barbaza

Synopsis: 

The population has been struck with a widespread virus that causes a delay of sight from sound. Angela, a retiring special operations hitman, must honor one last mission: eliminate BH, the city’s biggest supplier of spid, a potent drug that briefly fixes one’s senses. As Angela hunts her way deeper into the night, she is led into a surreal bombardment of her senses: a dissonance that even spid can’t sync.