For Ofelia

Filmography

For Ofelia

For Ofelia

A rebellious young boy in 1960’s Philippines struggles against his mother’s obsession with dressing her sons up as girls so that he may gain acceptance from the community and the affection of the prettiest girl in school.

Short film | 15 minutes | Shot on location in the Philippines

Writer/Director: Christopher Loanzon

Producer: Anna von Dziembowska


FESTIVALS/ AWARDS

2016 – Asian Pacific Film Festival (Los Angeles, US) – Official Selection

2016 – Riverrun International Film Festival – Winner, Best Student Narrative Short

2015 – Singapore International Short Film Festival – Official Selection

2015 – NBCUniversal Short Film Festival – Best Writer

2015 – HollyShorts (Hollywood, California) – Official Selection

2015 – Cinequest Film Festival (San Jose, CA) – Official Selection

2015 – Florida Film Festival (Maitland, Florida) – Winner, Special Jury Award for Innovation in Storytelling

2015 – Athens International Film + Video Festival (Athens, Greece) – Official Selection

2015 – USA Film Festival (Dallas, Texas) – Official Selection

2015 – Tokyo ShortShorts Film Festival and Asia (Tokyo, Japan) – Official Selection Southeast Asia Program

2015 – Palm Springs International ShortFest (Palm Springs, California) – Official Selection

2015 – Nantucket Film Festival (Nantucket, Massachusetts) – Official Selection

2015 – Woods Hole Film Festival (Woods Hole, Massachusetts) – Official Selection

2014 – Festival du Nouveau Cinema (Montreal, Canada) – Official Selection

2014 – Directors Guild of America – Winner, Asian-American Student Film Award