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16th Indie Un-Film Festival – Finalists 2019

indieunfilmf2019We present the finalists for the Indie Un-Film Festival which will take place from July 25th – 27th at De La Salle University (Malate).

About the festival:
Indie Un-film Festival is an annual digital film competition hosted by the DLSU Green Media Group. It is an avenue for student-filmmakers to showcase their films.

Award Night:
July 27, 2019 (Saturday) | From 7:00PM to 8:30PM
20F Multipurpose Hall (DLSU) | Br. Andrew Gonzalez Hall
This event is FREE AND OPEN TO ALL IUF TICKET HOLDERS.

Tickets Prices:
Screenings – P 200
Festival Pass – P 560

Schedule:
July 25th | Thursday | 6:30 – 9:00 pm (Doors Open at 6:00 pm)
Rosario Gonzalez Auditorium

Let Go by Jamey
Juan-Diablo-Pablo
NEURO
555
Gáring
Lulubog Aahon
Isa akong batang nakakulong
Sating sariling salamangkang salamin
Once lang magkafirst love

July 26th | Friday | 6:30 – 9:00 pm (Doors Open at 6:00 pm)
Rosario Gonzalez Auditorium

Ang’gulo
Metamorphosis
Kibo
Liham ng bilanggo
Ang pagiging babae
Sa pagitan ng kapanig at dayuhan
Para kay James
Bayad po

July 27th | Saturday | 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (Doors Open at 1:00 pm)
Rosario Gonzalez Auditorium

Mata
How the beasts got hyped
Ina ng lagging saklolo
ABOT KAMAY
Ang nawalang haligi
Pasan Pasang pag-asa
Ang lumunod sa atin
Voyeur
Kurozetto

Finalists:

Feature Section

Once Lang magkafirst loveOnce lang magkafist love by Jessa Mae Sargento
University of the Philippines

A high school student experiences first love while a huge pimple grows on her nose.

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Anggulo

Ang’gulo by Zsarina Lacumba
Far Eastern University

Isang kasambahay na nagtatrabaho sa isang pamilya ay biktima ng isang modus na Operandi na tinatawag na ‘Dugo-Dugo’

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Kurozetto

Kurozetto by Rachel Marquez
De La Salle University – Manila

Anton, who’s getting tired of his monotonous life, suddenly encounters a cosplayer in a train station while he was on his way to work.

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Neuro

NEURO by Joshmyr Jaye Jacinto
University of the Philippines Diliman

A couple strives to cope emotionally and financially in a capitalist society centered on Neuro, an app-controlled technology that enables one to manipulate their emotions.

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Garing

Gáring by Dan Pablo
University of Santo Tomas

A loving mother faces the hardest challenge of her life, leaving her with no choice but to abandon her belief to save her son.

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Mata

Mata by Bryan Padilla
Far Eastern University

When he tried to catch the perpetrator of a crime committed in front of his burger stand, he made a decision that he will regret for the rest of his life.

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Ang lumunod

Ang lumunod sa atin by Sonia Marie C. Regalario
University of the Philippines Diliman

Teenager, Rom comes home, after years of living away from his mother and his hometown. Back home, a monstrous creature starts following him as he starts to unravel long-forgotten secrets from his past.

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Ang pagiging

Ang pagiging babae by Fern Castro
De La Salle University – Manila

Karen, an indigenous people’s and women’s rights advocate, tries to navigate her role as a daughter, and her place as a woman in a tumultuous society.

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Ang nawalang

Ang nawalang haligi by Sarah Regacho
Far Eastern University

Isang Ama na nangungulila sa anak.Hanggang saan ang kaya niyang gawin para sa kanyang anak?

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Para kay James

Para kay James by Steven Paul Evangelio
University of the Philippiens Diliman

Cedric goes to the wake of his deceased lover, James. While trying to gather the courage to tell James’ mother, Carol, about their relationship, both Cedric and Carol journey through their memories with the departed. The film tackles grief and the many forms it takes.

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Kibo

Kibo by Jay Francis Letrillard
Far Eastern University

A mute teenage boy wants to confess his feelings to the girl of his dreams before the last day of class.

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SHS Section

Isa akong batang
Isa akong batang nakakulong by Vahn Pascual
Far Eastern University High School

In the year 2034, the rules have changed. A young boy was awaken by every child’s worst nightmare.

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Liham ng Bilanggo

Liham ng Bilanggo by James Rusel Magnaye
Malayan Colleges of Laguna

A boy, conflicted with his own feelings tries to face the music, ready to confess, ready to accept the outcome.

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Ina ng laging saklolo

Ina ng laging saklolo by Gian Megenio
Mapua University Senior high High School

Si Belen ay isang ina. Mapagmahal, mapag-aruga, masipag at higit sa lahat relihiyoso. Masusubukan ang kanyang paniniwala sa sarili at sa Diyos sa isang problemang pangpinansyal.

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Documentary Section

Lulubog Aahon
Lulubog, Aahon by Lyzette Apawan
UST Angelicum College

Lulubog, Aahon is a documentary about a young boy from Paombong, Bulacan who goes into a deep mud pond to catch fish for his family. Aside from being a helpful son, he is also an outstanding student who values education very much.

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Sa pagitan

Sa pagitan ng kapanig at dayuhan by John Peter Chua
Ateneo De Manila University

During the Japanese occupation in the Philippines, a group of Chinese residing in the country known as the Wha Chi 48th Squadron decided to group together and fight alongside the Americans and the Filipinos. However, despite early signs of comradery and friendship, the Chinese-Filipinos remain antagonized and seen as not Filipino enough until today.

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Pasan pasang pagasa

Pasan pasang pag-asa by Angelica Catapang
UST Angelicum College

This documentary is about Agnes Andes the only girl in Wawa Dam, who carries goods up and down to the mountains to support her family. Agnes Adnes carries good from the lowland up to the mountains. It is their source of income. She doesn’t mind the weight, hardships and exhaustion because for her, she carries the hope of her children to finish their studies and reach their dreams.

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How the beasts got hyped

How the beasts got hyped
by Elvin Jay Macanlalay, Bryan Benn A. Marticio and Mars Sanchez
University of the East

’How the Beasts Got Hyped’ whose conception was initially focused on documenting the day-to-day activities of these local hypebeasts evolved to become more than what has been primarily outlined. The story recognises the importance of collective identity, camaraderie and solidarity in the face of “the animosity of the majority,” or just simply rediscovering a lost freedom

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Experimental Section

Juan Diablo Pablo
Juan-Diablo-Pablo by Ralph Pineda and Dyan Sagenes
De La Salle College of Saint Benilde

Juan Diablo who has been embalming for a very long time, meets a boy named Pablo that changes how he perceives his own world.

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Sating sariling

Sating sariling salamangkang salamin by Diane Marie Alexa S Cruz
Far Eastern University

A human was abducted to be a slave for a motherboard-like humanoid. Worrying he might be held captive or killed like the others who tried to escape, he fought back to save himself. But just when he thought he won, the real villain appears.

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555

555 by Ben de Lima and Clarisse Grajo
University of Santo Tomas

Served with a plate of empty promises and lies, a contractual worker craves for progress and stability as he demands a fair share of his rights.

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Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis by Rozz Orivida
Southern Luzon State University

This is a story about the cyclic battle of life and death wherein death tries to outgrow and consume the power of life in a myriad of ways, forcing its way to prevail. Will the cycle ever stop?

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Voyeur

Voyeur by Loren Shi
De La Salle University – Manila

Trapped in society’s expectations. Disillusioned by the media’s elaborate realities… She struggles and the voyeur continues to watch

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Music Video Section

Let Go
Let Go by Jamey by Hikaru Murakami
Ateneo De Manila University

A broken-hearted girl is trapped in a room where she seeks for ways to patch herself back to how she was.

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ABOT KAMAY

ABOT KAMAY by Dan Jefrie A. Poliquit
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina

It will show what love can do.

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Bayad po

Bayad Po by Eulan Mallari
Polytechnic University of the Philippines

This music video features the ‘?jeepney culture ? ’ and how it resembles our society’s perceptions towards gender and gender expressions. It presents characters that promote love amidst discrimination, freedom to choose how we want to express ourselves, being proud and confident with the choices that we make, and most especially, a collective effort to disintegrate existing gender stereotypes and gender norms through tolerance and acceptance.

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