Short Film, 10 mins 


A young Filipino boy in Western Sydney gets an enchanting crash-course in his homeland culture when his uncle reveals himself to be a cross-dresser in the 'Bakla' tradition.

Directed and Written by Vonne Patiag

Produced by Maren Smith

Starring Marcus Rivera, Ala Paredes and Callan Young

Funded by the Generator: Emerging Filmmaker Fund (Create NSW, SBS).

 Broadcast on SBS Viceland. Currently available to view on SBS onDemand. 

 Official Selection 

Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival 2019

CinemaQ Shanghai 2019

Palm Springs Shortsfest 2019

St. Kilda Film Festival 2019

Queer Asia Film Festival 2019

AACTAs Social Shorts 2019

Scottish Queer International Film Festival

Made In The West Film Festival 2019 -  WINNER - Best Actor 

Outfest Fusion LA 2020