BACKSTAGE PASS: Life Behind the Curtains
During the time of increased physical distancing, ten couples allowed the cameras into their homes not to disrupt any delicate exchange but to bare the truth of love and reignite the magic of romance.
When they have no one to pass their 'mutya' forward so they can finally die, aging 'aswangs' in Antique are believed to seek for the mystical lake in Negros where they can just turn into ashes and disappear forever. This is the story of a 78 year old aswang and the young man who helped her find the lake.
This 30-minute feature documentary by the award-winning independent filmmaker Joseph Mangat which premiered at the CCP's Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino last March 30, 2022 spotlights the tireless team effort of the CCP Theater Crew.
EXCUSE ME MISS MISS MISS (2019)
Vangie, a miserable contractual sales lady, is about to lose her job. But in her desperate attempt to convince her boss not to sack her, Vangie uncovers the ultimate jaw-dropping secret to regularization.
NABUBULOK / DECAYING (2017)
An American father is accused of killing his Filipino wife.
THE CRESCENT RISING (2015)
Three portraits of different lives caught in between a crossfire of unwavering faith and ambiguous history.
THE SHOEMAKER (2019)
Set in Marikina, the shoe capital of the Philippines, an ageing lady shoemaker gets a visit from her first love who abandoned her for three decades.
JOHN DENVER TRENDING (2019)
A young boy’s life is upended when a video of him brutally attacking a classmate went viral on the internet.
WOMEN OF THE WEEPING RIVER (2016)
Satra, a widow, is caught in an escalating blood feud stretching back generations.
HALAW/ WAYS OF THE SEA (2010)
is a story about the journey of different individuals from various facets of life trying to seek the greener pastures of Sabah, Malaysia.
AS HE SLEEPS (2012)
Christina, in her 30s, is married to Hector, a husband who’s paralyzed and therefore physically incompetent to consummate their marriage.