In a future Philippines where assisted suicide has become a service available to the public, Mariel experiences her first day as an apprentice at a local euthanasia agency called Dignidad.
Noah del Rosario is young filmmaker from Metro Manila, Philippines. He has been working as a director, editor, and camera operator for the past six 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 and the San Diego Filipino Film Festival 2021.
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.
A Q&A panel with the filmmakers will take place after the screening. Shorts Program I – Divergent Tales…