A 8 year old boy finds himself alone and vulnerable in the city. Escaping his abusive mother and a world of poverty, he’s faced with problems that just might be more troublesome than what he’s running from.
March 14th 2009, Philippines.
World Premiere : August 9 2009
Shot on Location in Cebu, Philippines.
Starring:Lloyd Vergara, Kisha Palermo, Theresa Palermo.
Written, Produced and Directed by : Chetan Raghuram
Officially Selected and Screened in:
1) 5th HollyShorts Film Festival, Hollywood, CA - Aug 9/2009
2) 9th International Student Film Festival, Pisek, Czech Republic - Oct 9/2009
3) 7th Asiana International Short Film Festival, Korea - Nov 6th and Nov 8th, 2009.
4)21st Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival - August 19th to 27th, 2010, São Paulo,Brazil.
5) 4th Marketplace of Creative Arts - Bandung, Indonesia 14-15 April 2012
6) Around the World in 80 SHORTS - Selected for exhibition at the Showcase "Around the world in 80 shorts", presented by a partner of São Paulo International Short Film Festival, the SESC - SP in its unit of São José dos Campos, in São Paulo, Brazil. 2012
Screened in Suchitra Film Society of Bangalore, India, by Girish Kasarvalli, one of the pioneers of the Parallel Cinema in India. May 2009.
1) Best Thesis Film, March 2009 - International Academy of Film and Televsion(Philippines)
2) Vladana Terčová Award, October 2009 (Vladana Terčová prize is always given to movies that:
-show human mental strength
-have "the good" as a main topic
simply: movies that show problems of this world, man kind and try to help.) - International Student Film Festival of Pisek(Czech Republic)
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Executive Producers: Raghuram Srinivasarao and Bhagirathi Hegde.
Assistant Director and BTS Photographer: Taiwo Badejo.
Co Producer: Ignacio Tan.
Director of Photography and Editor: Sujay Dahake.
Translators: Iman Mora & Juan.
Co-editors: Paco Raterta, Johan Bosma and Chetan.
Comments and Critiques are appreciated :)
Officially NOT SELECTED in:
2)Singapore International Short Film Festival.
7)Short Shorts Japan.
8)Intl Short Film Festival Winterthur, Switszerland.
10)Oberhausen Intl Short Film Festival, Germany.