Philippines 2017 15 min original version with German and English subtitles
by E del Mundo
Script: E del Mundo, DoP: Marissa Floirendo, Editor: Joris Fernandez, Production: iLong Productions, Producers: Erwin Blanco, E del Mundo, Cast: Filboy Jillona, Jeremy Banda, Tali Jilona, Jeramil Banda
After 65 years as a fisherman, Manong decides what to do with the rest of his life. It is the incredible story of man’s natural relationship with the ocean.
Born and raised in the Philippines, filmmaker E del Mundo backs up her youthful vigor with a prelaw degree from the De La Salle University, Manila and an MFA in Film receiving it under the scholarship of esteemed filmmaker Brett Ratner. She is currently among the prestigious women in Film’s Mentor Circle in Los Angeles/USA. She is the number one proponent of Virtual Reality in the country, poising to establish VRManila by the end of this year. Her company iLong Productions is currently developing indie genre projects both from Los Angeles and Manila. The diving aficionado splits her time in both cities.
Awards (selection): Balanghai Trophy for Best Director of a Short Film (Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, Manila/Philippines 2017)