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2018 Asian American International Film Festival

DILIMAN

Directed by TJ Collanto

SHORT FILMS / Philippines, UK / Drama, Family / 14 mins / English, Filipino (Hiligaynon), Filipino (Ilocano), Filipino (Tagalog) with English subtitles / East Coast, New York City Premiere

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available

Description

Q&A to follow with filmmakers

A Filipino family is caught in a long-winded catering delivery for their niece’s wedding in London, which seems to pull them further and further away from the reception itself.

 

Recipient of Film Ambassador Award by the Film Development Council of the Philippines 2018, Nominee for Ingmar Bergman award at the Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2017

 

Post Screening Panelists:

TJ Collanto, Director


Director's Bio

TJ Collanto is a filmmaker of Filipino descent born and currently based in Chicago, USA. He has an MA in Filmmaking from the London Film School. His graduation film, “Diliman” (2017) has received official selections at various international film festivals including Glasgow, Uppsala, Odense, and the Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen. It won the Best Short Film award at the Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival, and received the Film Ambassador award from the Film Development Council of the Philippines this year 2018. He has directed four other short films and continues to work as a production designer and camera operator, while developing his next projects.



Plays in

  1. FAMILY AFFAIRS

    SHORTS PROGRAMS / 109 mins
    Family is never just who you’re related to. It’s the drama, the tears, the hugs, and the fights. The following films run the gamut of what it means to deal with family.

    In This Program: DILIMAN, GUO MIE, RISE & SHINE: A STORY ABOUT BREAKFAST MAKERS, STORIES ABOUT HIM, WELCOME TO THE WORLD, WUDU


Dates & Times

Plays In:
FAMILY AFFAIRS

Village East Cinema
August 1, 2018 6:00 pm Not Available