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Children's Show

Jun and Al lose their mother to suicide after their father leaves her for another woman. The two brothers move in with their grandmother and plug their earnings from semi-legal boxing matches into the family kitty. However, encounters with their heavy-drinking father are even more dangerous. One of these encounters proves devastating for Al, and Jun commits an unspeakable act.

  • Roderick Cabrido
  • Ralston Jover
  • Joseph Laban
  • Jedd Dumaguina
  • Miggs Cuaderno
    Key Cast
    Quick Change
  • Buboy Villar
    Key Cast
  • Divine Aucina
    Key Cast
  • Gloria Sevilla
    Key Cast
  • Allen Dizon
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Fantasy
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 25 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 23, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    100,000 USD
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  • Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival
    Manila, Philippines
    August 7, 2014
    Philippine Premiere
    Best Editing, Best Sound, Canon Best Cinematography, Best Supporting Actor
  • Fantasporto International Film Festival
    Oporto, Portugal
    March 3, 2015
    International Premiere
    Special Jury Prize
  • Fantastic Cinema Festival
    Arkansas, USA
    March 10, 2015
    North American Premiere
    Special Jury Prize, Best Screenplay, Emerging Director Award
  • Fribourg International Film Festival
    March 21, 2015
    Swiss Premiere
    Nominated Regard'Or
Director Biography - Roderick Cabrido

Roderick "Derick" Cabrido is an award-winning Filipino documentary producer and film maker. He was awarded with the Bronze World Medal at the 2009 New York Television Festival, for the documentary "Pinays for Export", Silver Screen Award at the 2010 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival for the documentary "Tasaday", he also won the 2012 Silver World Medal Award at the New York Festivals for his documentary "Yaman sa Basura" which is also a finalist for the 2011 UNICEF Asia-Pacific Child Rights Awards.

For now he is one of the Executive Producers of the "Front Row", a flagship documentary program which airs every Monday at GMA Network in the Philippines. Aside from this he is also a film director and producer. He is the cinematographer of the film, "Antipo" which premiered at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner and produced the film "Cuchera", a finalist at the 2011 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival which premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival under Discovery Section. Main Competition, 2011 Stockholm International Film Festival, Official Selection, 2011 Belgrade International Film Festival and Official Selection, 2011 Cleveland Film Festival.He also produced Nuwebe (Termitaria), a finalist at the 2013 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival which won at Special Jury Prize at Lume International Awards, it also competes to different film festivals.

His directorial debut film "Children's Show" which won Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Canon Best Cinematography and Best Supporting Actor at 2014 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. "Children's Show" also won the Special Jury Prize for the Orient Express Category at Fantasporto International Film Festival; It also grabbed Special Jury Award, Best Screenplay for the Fantastic Cinema Festival, Arkansas, Texas and also the Emerging Director Award from the same festival. It was also nominated for "Regard'Or from the concluded Fribourg International Film Festival in Switzerland. Cabrido also won the Best Story Award at the 15th Gawad Tanglaw Awards and Emerging Filmmaker Award at Film Society of Little Rock, Arkansas, Texas.

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