The Imminent Immanent / Baga’t Diri Tuhay Ta’t Pamahungpahung

A film by: Carlo Francisco Manatad

A rural town unknowingly goes on with their mundane activities while strong forces of nature silently creeps in to challenge their existence.
Meanwhile, the filmmaker traces back his roots while preparing himself for the worst after the typhoon.

Country: Philippines, Singapore, Italy
Length: 15′
Completion: 09/2018
Genre: fiction
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Waray Waray
Subtitles: English

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  1. Toronto International Film Festival, Canada (6 – 16 September, 2018)
    Short Cuts

Director: Carlo Fransisco Manatad
Screenplay: Carlo Fransisco Manatad
Producer: Armi Rae Cacanindin
Executive Producers: Quark Henares, Jan Pineda, Arleen Cuevas, Jan Pineda
Co-Producers: Ling Tiong, Giovanni Pompili,Jim Baltazar, Khavn, Achinette Villamor, Vincent Wang
Cinematographer: Albert Banzon
Sound Recording: Donald Ilagan
Sound Design: Kat Salinas & Mikko Quizon
Editor: Benjo Ferrer III & Carlo Francisco Manatad
Set Designer: Michael Español
Costume Designer: Bam Manlongat
Make-Up Artist: Jeff Cabral
Cast: Sylvia Sanchez, Angeli Bayani, Arjo Atayde, Chai Fonacier, Andrew Maog, Joaquin Maog