Dilim (Darkness).

Somewhere in Manila in 2016, there is a pitch-black secret jail. Locked and beaten by the police, two strangers had an existential conversation about their alternate lives. One thing for sure: No eyes and justice can see through it. No hope and justice can save them.

  • James Russel V. Magnaye
    Director
  • James Russel V. Magnaye
    Writer
  • James Russel V. Magnaye
    Producer
  • Arcangel P. Barrameda Jr.
    Production Designer
  • Giovanni Piolo V. Rayla
    Director of Photography
  • Raviel Jeremiah T. Rodriguez
    First Assistant Camera Operator
  • Giovanni Piolo V. Rayla
    Editor
  • Noel Julius D. Quiapos
    Sound Designer
  • Arcangel P. Barrameda Jr.
    Key Cast
    "Kyle "
  • John Paul P. Bilog
    Key Cast
    "Jhugs"
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Social Realism
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 8, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Philippines
  • Country of Filming:
    Philippines
  • Language:
    Tagalog
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Malayan Colleges Laguna
Director Biography - James Russel V. Magnaye

James Magnaye is a student filmmaker in the Philippines. He was a former President and Art Director of a film organization in his school, Malayan Colleges Laguna. Today, he advocates the social realities of his country through the medium of film.

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