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
  2. Leeds International Film Festival, United Kingdom (1 – 15 November, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  3. Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival, Indonesia (27 November – 4 December, 2018)
    Light of Asia Competition
  4. Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore (28 November – 9 December, 2018)
    Southeast Asian Short Film Competition
  5. Tenerife Shorts, Spain (29 November – 2 December, 2018)
    International Competition
  6. Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (13 – 17 March, 2019)
    International Competition
  7. Hong Kong International Film Festival, Hong Kong (18 March – 1 April, 2019)
    Short Film competition
  8. Short Waves Festival, Poland (19 – 24 March, 2019)
    Special program
  9. Athens International Film + Video Festival, United States (8 – 14 April, 2019)
    Official Competition
  10. Filmfest Dresden, Germany (9 – 14 April, 2019)
    International Competition

Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad
Screenplay: Carlo Francisco 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
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