WE STILL HAVE TO CLOSE OUR EYES

By John TORRES

LOS OTROS - as PROD

Science-fiction - Completed 2019

A collage of scenes in the periphery of film sets and locations in Manila made to look like a fictional piece, a gift to a baby named Aki Tala who will grow and watch her father's work for the first time.

Festivals
& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2019
Wavelengths
Cinema Du Reel 2020
In competition
Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen 2020
International competition
Essay Film Festival 2020
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction, Documentary, Experimental
    • Countries
    • PHILIPPINES
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 13 mn
    • Director(s)
    • John TORRES
    • Producer(s)
    • John TORRES (LOS OTROS)
    • Synopsis
    • John Torres repurposes documentary footage captured from the sets of various Filipino productions (including the likes of Lav Diaz and Erik Matti) into an eerie, elliptical sci-fi narrative about human avatars controlled by apps. - TIFF Wavelengths