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Manila is Full of Men Named Boy

Manila, July 7, 2009. As Michael Jackson's televised funeral plays throughout the Philippines despite terrorist attacks in the south, an estranged son purchases a child who can drink and smoke to impress his father. However, when the patriarch and his friends embrace the new child as one of their own, the question must be asked: what determines who is more valuable of attention?

  • Philippines
  • 2018, 20 min
  • Director: Andrew Stephen Lee
  • Director of photography: Andrew Crighton
  • Editor: Andrew Stephen Lee
  • Screenplay: Andrew Stephen Lee, Neda Jebelli, and Emre Gulcan
  • Music: Zeke Khaseli
  • Cast: Jon Norman Schneider, Rafael Roco Jr., Reynald Raissel Santos, Lou Veloso, Michael SJ Uy, Nel Estuya, Adrian Castanares Jr., Drestel Galang
  • Art Director: Steff Dereja
  • Producer: Caleb Negassa

PROJECTIONS
23.1. 19:00 Kino Pilotů
26.1. 18:30 Svetozor - Grand Hall

Andrew Stephen Lee

Andrew Stephen Lee

Andrew Stephen Lee was born in 1988 in San Francisco, California. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University, Stephen worked as an assistant to Magnum photographer Jim Goldberg for three years. He then became an MFA candidate at Columbia University's Graduate Film Program. His thesis film, Manila is Full of Men Named Boy, premiered in competition at the 75th Venice Film Festival. His previous films include The Sound of Coin Hitting Brass and Touch.