Short+Sweet is all about representation at the Manila Biennale
The first PINK Shorts Festival is for the LGBTQIs
Feb 9, 2018
Short+Sweet, a multi-form arts festival from Australia, has made its way to the Philippines and is now part of the first Manila Biennale. The main guideline of Short+Sweet is that all performances or presentations must be done in 10 minutes or less. The Philippine festival started in 2014, with entries in the fields of film and theater.
This year, Short+Sweet Philippines hosts a special season dedicated to the LGBTQI community. Called PINK Shorts Manila, this season features six short films and six short plays revolving around stories of LGBTQI aspirations and struggles.
Directed by Ralph Lauren Quincena
Directed by Adeline Clemente
What I Would’ve Told My Daughter If I Knew What To Say Back Then
Directed by Cha Roque
Nandito Naman Tayo Para Sa Isa’t Isa, ‘Di Ba?
Directed by Glib Baldoza
Ang Gugmang Ti-unay ni Daniella
Directed by Chloe Veloso
Sorry For The Inconvenience
Directed by Carl Adrian Chavez
Friends Lang Po
Written and Directed by Steve Banua Sanchez
Written and Directed by John Jerome Mangoya
That Night with Rose and Tracy
Written by Mark Shandii Bacolod
Directed by Unknown
Written by Maynard Manansala
Directed by Ron Binas
Oh Yes Gameshow
Written by Bunny Cadag
Directed by BJ Ocampo
Ledge of Reality
Written by Mark Cleary
Directed by Howard Yambao
Aside from the films and plays, brief talks and drag performances will also be held during the festival. To cap off each festival night, a party will be hosted by JUNGLE Circuit Party.
PINK Shorts runs from Feb. 24 to 25 at Teatrillo Casa Manila from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
For more information, visit the Short+Sweet PINK Shorts Facebook page.
Photos courtesy of Short+Sweet PINK Shorts.
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