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Directed by Noah del Rosario

An unborn soul waits in line in front of a mysterious door where he awaits the revelation of his life on earth. Souls of all ages sit around him, musing about their own individual fates.

 


​​Noah del Rosario is young filmmaker from Metro Manila, Philippines. He has been involved in several projects that include short films, music videos, and commercials as a freelance director, editor, and camera operator for the past five years.

He is a film graduate from Meridian International College who previously had his thesis film “Bugtaw” screened at Cinemalaya in the Shorts A Category in 2016. He has also found success with his other short films such as “Liwanag”, co-directed with Rain Simon Magtaan, which has been screened at the TANZAHOi International Dance Festival in Hamburg, Germany and “Next”, which has been screened as an official finalist at the Asian Cinematography Awards 2020 and internationally at the “Welcome To Asian 3” Short Film Screening 2021  in Nagoya, Japan.

He is also a collaborator and artist-in-residence for Para Sa Sining, a local collective of creative individuals and organizations that thrives through collaborative arts . Whenever he gets the chance, he paints and indulges in film photography from time to time.

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Shorts Program II: Larger than Life

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening Moderator: Justin Ricafort