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Directed by Mikhail Red

Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A

From the director of NEOMANILA and BIRDSHOT,  ARISAKA delivers another successful mix of drama, intense action and political commentary. Director Mikhail Red drops us into the world of policewoman Mariano (Maja Salvador), who seeks vengeance on her captors. But when she escapes them, she has to retrace the Bataan Death March’s trail. Struggling to survive in the jungle, Mariano finds help when.she’s taken in by a family from the local Aeta tribe.

Director: Mikhail Red
Writer: Anton Santamaria
Producer: Paul Soriano, Mark Victor
Executive Producer: Paul Soriano, Mark Victor
Director of Photography: Mycko David
Editor: Nikolas Red
Production Designer: Eero Francisco
Composer: Myka Sigua, Paul Sigua
Sound Designer: Immanuel Verona
Music: Myka Sigua, Paul Sigua
Cast: Maja Salvador, Mon Confiado, Art Acuna, Shella Mae Romualdo

Dates & Times


Directors Guild of America

Fri, May 6
9:30 pm