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.
WINNER - Best Actor, Made In The West Film Festival 2019
NOMINATED - Best Screenplay, Made In The West Film Festival 2019
NOMINATED - Best Cinematographer, Made In The West Film Festival 2019
NOMINATED - Best Original Score, Made In The West Film Festival 2019
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 2019
Made In The West Film Festival 2019
Outfest Fusion LA 2020