WHERE IS THE LIE?
Marupok AFDirected by Quark Henares
Cast: EJ Jallorina, Maris Racal, Royce Cabera
- Narrative Programs
- LGBTQIA+, Romance
- Bisaya, English, Tagalog
- 85 mins
- Los Angeles premiere
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
Ripped from the headlines, or, in this case, twitter, Where is the Lie? is a coming-of-age story about the horrors of online dating told through the story of Janzen and the young woman, Beanie, who catfished her for months. A visceral experience, Quark Henares’ astute direction gives the film layers of nuance and, most importantly, a smartly understood empathetic prospective to showcase Janzen’s powerful journey as a trans women navigating the dating scene.
Writer: John Bedia, Quark Henares
Producer: Armi Rae Cacanind, Pauline Zamora, Kren Yap
Executive Producer: Bianca Balbuena, Ian Monsod
Director of Photography: Tristan Salas
Editor: Benjamin Tolentino
Production Designer: Adelina Leung
Sound Designer: Erwin Romulo