This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
The eldest daughter of a Filipino American family, Teresa is caught in the middle of her responsibilities to family and moving forward into adulthood. NOVENA explores the cultural specificity of Filipino Catholic grieving customs and familial intimacy, and how these relationships can be at times imperfect but not irreparable.
Director: Nolan Valerio
Producer: Serena Burgos, Daniel Song, Trae Whyte
Cast: Thea Cantos, Jonah Ursua, Mariel Flores
Director of Photography: Nolan Valerio
From difficult family lessons to professional development, this is a cinematic reflection of life captured through the lens of the next generation of filmmakers. — Eseel Borlasa