Experiencing Interruptions?

SALIDUMAY

Mai Fanglayan portrays AYO, a young Tingguian woman with mix Ibaloi blood goes on her first date at a Korean restaurant, while her love interest is FRANZ, a former seminarian from Abra who settled in Baguio City, played by Kenneth Jhayve Bautista.

Franz can't seem to find love through dating apps, decides to use his culture's methods to arrange a marriage. Their differences lead to a small collision of expectations and perspectives, but what it opens up in the the tension offers a glimmer of hope for the would-be couple.

  • DEXTER MACARAEG
    Director
    Balitok, Am-Amma, Tata Pilo, Ako Ay Isang Kordilyeran
  • DEXTER MACARAEG
    Writer
    Balitok, Am-Amma, Tata Pilo, Ako Ay Isang Kordilyeran
  • JANET TAYAB SORIANO
    Producer
  • MAI FANGLAYAN
    Key Cast
    "AYO"
    Tanabata's Wife, Culion, The One That Got Away
  • KENNETH JHAYVE BAUTISTA
    Key Cast
    "FRANZ"
  • EMMANUEL DE LA CRUZ
    Key Cast
    "PROFESSOR"
  • ONYL TORRES
    Key Cast
    "CUSTOMER"
  • ERIC KELLY
    Key Cast
    "FATHER"
  • JANET MONDATA
    Key Cast
    "EX-GIRLFRIEND"
  • SETH WAYNE BLAS CHACAPNA
    Key Cast
    "FRIEND"
  • AUSTIN DOCYOGEN
    Key Cast
    "FRIEND"
  • VICKY MACAY
    Key Cast
    "GRANDMOTHER"
  • LILIAN SIAPOL OCAN CASTRO
    Key Cast
    "GRANDMOTHER"
  • JANET TAYAB SORIANO
    Key Cast
    "CUSTOMER/PRODUCER"
  • SHEM PADUA
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Director of Photography, Editor
  • JONNIE LYN DASALLA
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Assistant Director
  • ROMNICK BAYENG
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Camera
  • JC PATNAO
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Camera
  • MELINDA OCAN TAYAB CASTRO
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Production Manager
  • ELLEN CASTRO HERRERA
    PRODUCTION CREW
    Make-Up Artist
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    SALIDUMAY
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Philippines
  • Country of Filming:
    Philippines
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Abrenian Heritage Film Festival
    Bangued, Abra
    Philippines
    September 25, 2021
    Philippine Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - DEXTER MACARAEG

DEXTER MACARAEG is an actor, filmmaker and writer.
In 2019, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) honored him as Film Ambassador for his achievement and contribution to Philippine Cinema.
A student of Cannes Film Festival Best Director Brillante Mendoza's Film Workshop in 2016. His short film 'Balitok' (Gold) has been awarded Best Screenplay Bronze Award at the New York City Indie Film Awards (NYCIFA) in 2016.
His documentary film 'Am-Amma' (Heirloom) has won the Grand Prize (General Documentary Category) at the 2nd World Folk Film Festival (WFFF) in Seoul, Korea last May 2019; Independent Achievement Award at the 8th International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFMNYC), the Jury Award Movie of the Year (Advocacy/Documentary) at the 5th Urduja Film Festival Heritage Film Awards.
It was nominated as Best Documentary Film at the Sinag Maynila 2018 Independent Film Festival. It was officially selected at the Palawan International Film Festival 2018, and at the 25th Filipino, Arts & Cinema, International FACINE in San Francisco, USA.
His recent documentary film TATA PILO has been nominated Best Documentary Film at the Sinag Maynila 2019 Independent Film Festival.
A regular actor of Brillante Mendoza's films. A former diplomat who has been assigned in Beirut, Frankfurt, Toronto and Havana.
He is the founder of Sine Abreño and director of Abrenian Heritage Film Festival (AHFF) based in Bangued, Abra.

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