The Monster of Fi, Igh, and WnDirected by Leah Lombos
- United States
- 14.30 mins
The Monsters of Fi, Igh, and Wn is an experimental art film about three warrior sisters who grew up their whole lives training to protect monsters from their village. Before heading out to battle, a tragic event had caused them to be wounded in different ways. Nevertheless, the sisters persisted in their mission to save their people, only to find their biggest enemy had come from within themselves.
Leah Lombos is a San Diego-based Filipino-American film director who creates stories that reflect authentic representation for people of color, especially Filipinos and Filipino-Americans. In 2019, her project ‘A Perfect Match’ was featured in a local screening for the Women Making a Scene contest in San Diego. In 2020, her short film Kain Na was accepted and featured in the San Diego International Film Festival’s Virtual Local Theater under the A Woman’s Place – Female Shorts Program. Leah was also nominated in the Best First Time Director category at the 2020 San Diego Film Awards. ‘Kain Na’ has also been accepted as a San Diego Filipino Cinema’s Lokal Short in the Sine Kwento program. Her goal with her work as a filmmaker is to direct heartfelt films that inspire others.