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, The One That Got Awat, Culion
  • Kenneth Jhayve Bautista
    Key Cast
    "Franz"
  • Janet Mondata
    Key Cast
    "Ex-Girlfriend"
  • Eric Kelly
    Key Cast
    "Father"
  • Emmanuel Dela Cruz
    Key Cast
    "Professor"
  • Onyl Torres
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Julius Lumiqued
    Key Cast
    "Waiter"
  • Janet Tayab Soriano
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Austin Docyogen
    Key Cast
    "Friend"
  • Seth Wayne Blas Chacapna
    Key Cast
    "Friend"
  • Vicky Macay
    Key Cast
    "Grandmother"
  • Lilian Castro
    Key Cast
    "Grandmother"
  • Josh Vincent Campiwer
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Jan Francis Churping
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Moren Macay
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Onofre Macay
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Mark Dylen Herrera
    Key Cast
    "Customer"
  • Kate Hora Mandates
    Key Cast
    "Background"
  • Shem M. Padua - Director of Photography/Editor
    Production Crew
  • Jonnie Lyn Dasalla - Assistant Director
    Production Crew
  • Romnick Bayeng - Cameraman
    Production Crew
  • JC Patnao - Cameraman
    Production Crew
  • Eric Kelly - Stunt Director
    Production Crew
  • Ellen Castro Herrera - Costume Designer
    Production Crew
  • Melinda Castro - Production Manager
    Production Crew
  • Sherylene Bagayo - Composer & Singer
    Production Crew
  • Kurt Alalag - Music
    Production Crew
  • Judy Carnate - Lightsman
    Production Crew
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    SALIDUMAY
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Romance, Drama, Action
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 17, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 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 2021

    Philippines
    September 6, 2021
Director Biography - Dexter Macaraeg

DEXTER MACARAEG is an actor, filmmaker and writer. 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 most recent documentary film 'Am-Amma' (Heirloom) has won the 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.
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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