Genre

Music

“bbgirl” by BP Valenzuela ft. No Rome and August Wahh

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“bbgirl” by BP Valenzuela ft. No Rome and August Wahh

Directed by Rome Gomez
Music video for "bbgirl" by BP Valenzuela (ft. No Rome and August Wahh)

“Cards” by BP Valenzuela

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“Cards” by BP Valenzuela

Directed by Apa Agbayani
Music video for "Cards" by BP Valenzuela (feat. CRWN)

CHILDREN OF THE SOIL

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CHILDREN OF THE SOIL

Directed by Judhajit Bagchi, Ranadeep Bhattacharyya
Sculptures made of soil collected from the barren fields of farmers who have committed suicide, are used to…

“Galatians 5.4” by similarobjects

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“Galatians 5.4” by similarobjects

Directed by Dominic Bekaert
Music video for "GALATIANS 5.4" by similarobjects

GEOMETRY

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GEOMETRY

Directed by Simo Liu
GEOMETRY combines graphic shapes with music to show a ball's journey.

HANDS IN THE AIR

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HANDS IN THE AIR

Directed by Reginald Espiritu
An African-American teenager must sneak out of his girlfriend's house without getting caught by her cop-father.

“Honey (Where U At?)” by NVTHVN x ok2222

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“Honey (Where U At?)” by NVTHVN x ok2222

Directed by Juliet Bryant
Music video for "Honey (Where U at?)" by NVTHVN x ok2222

“Huemans” by dot.jaime

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“Huemans” by dot.jaime

Directed by Jaime San Juan
Music video for "Huemans" about artist Jecko Magallon featuring music by dot.jaime

HUNGER, COME TO ME!

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HUNGER, COME TO ME!

Directed by Mabel Ye
A music video about eating, comprised of a series of surreal loops

LAST TAXI DANCE

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LAST TAXI DANCE

Directed by Brayden Yoder
In 1940s Honolulu, a proud Hawaiian singer dances with a returned U.S. soldier and debates the dignity of…

“Limbo” by Calix (Feat. JamySyks)

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“Limbo” by Calix (Feat. JamySyks)

Directed by Alrik Daniel Metrio
Music video for "Limbo" by Calix (Feat. JamySyks)

LITTLE BIRD

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LITTLE BIRD

Directed by Sun Yeo
A short animation about Mila's dream. Through whimsical poetry and music, the little bird takes her on a…

MANILA RISING

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MANILA RISING

Directed by Barkada Worldwide
Profiles of Manila artists CRWN, RHXANDERS, and LUSTBASS created by indie music label Barkada Worldwide.

“Mkmehl” by similarobjects

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“Mkmehl” by similarobjects

Directed by Raymond Teraoka Dacones
Music video for "Mkmehl" by similarobjects

MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

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MY FRIEND MICHAEL JONES

Directed by Ian Leaupepe, Samson Rambo
A high school misfit with severe OCD forms an unlikely bond with a popular classmate through a shared…

MY MOON

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MY MOON

Directed by Eusong Lee
A relationship between three celestial bodies; a romance between Earth, Moon, and Sun.

“No Fun” by Eyedress

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“No Fun” by Eyedress

Directed by Julius Valledor
Eyedress burns his face off and skates around Manila.

NOWHERE

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NOWHERE

Directed by HyeonJeong Cho
While attending a social event at a bar, John tries to fit in by changing his personality to…

OUR MAN IN TOKYO (THE BALLAD OF SHIN MIYATA)

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OUR MAN IN TOKYO (THE BALLAD OF SHIN MIYATA)

Directed by Akira Boch
A Tokyo-based music promoter and record label owner specializes in the difficult task of distributing Chicano music in…

“Reflektions” by spaaawn

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“Reflektions” by spaaawn

Directed by Jaime San Juan
A visual representation of the differences between two identical twins.

SECRET LIVES OF ASIANS AT NIGHT

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SECRET LIVES OF ASIANS AT NIGHT

Directed by Keff
A half-real, half-imaginary romp through a rich, stylized whirlwind world of Asian nightlife in America.

“See You In My Dreams” by Aira

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“See You In My Dreams” by Aira

Directed by Cobbie Karagdag
Music video for “See You In My Dreams" by Aira

TO LIVE AND DIE IN MANILA

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TO LIVE AND DIE IN MANILA

Directed by Angela Stephenson
Manila's underground music scene is unearthed to reveal what motivates local artists and how they navigate an oppressive…

“Tonight!” by Ruru

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“Tonight!” by Ruru

Directed by Robin Estargo
Ruru navigates the lonesome Filipino commute, as she dances and latches onto a transforming bedroom that manifests Philippine…

TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

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TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR

Directed by Sun Yeo
A bedtime story about the journey of little kids into the world of dreams and whimsy.

“Upset” by Teenage Granny

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“Upset” by Teenage Granny

Directed by Martika Ramirez Escobar
A boy and his younger brother search for an ocean in the city.
Gala Presentations, Narrative Feature Competition

YELLOW ROSE

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YELLOW ROSE

Directed by Diane Paragas
OPENING NIGHT FILM | Rose, an undocumented Filipino teenager, dreams of one day leaving her small town in…