27th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
even if cities would vanish, we will remain
director: JT Trinidad
original title: maglaho man ang lungsod, tayo'y mananatili
running time: 5 min.
synopsisManila at night is an experimental landscape in which the contradictory elements characteristic of living in a big city collide. The physical meets the technological, the human meets the industrial. Fast sex, fragmented lives, anonymous portraits without faces and genitals are scattered in a poetic chaos of colorful neon, fireworks, and advertisements for an ideal world.
biographyJT Trinidad (* 2001) is a film student at the University of the Philippines Diliman as well as a journalist and photographer. His experimental documentaries portray human feelings amid an industrial urban landscape. His short film As If Nothing Happened enjoyed success at international film festivals. He is currently filming his feature debut Manila Baby.
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