Dayo (feature) with Putot (short)
Directed by Robert Quilao (2008, 90 minutes, Tagalog with English subtitles)
Cast: Nash Aguas, Katrina Legaspi, Laurice Guillen, Peque Gellaga, Nova Villa
Screening Sunday, June 14, 2:00 p.m., Visual Arts Theater 1
In Dayo, the first all-digital Filipino animated film, eleven-year-old Bubuy (voiced by Nash Aguas) bears a big person's responsibility on his shoulders: to save his abducted grandparents. He sets out for Elementalia, a strange, magical world inhabited by creatures from Philippine mythology. Along the way, he meets Anna Manananggirl (voiced by Katrina Legaspi), a teen winged creature who decides to help Bubuy in his quest.
Written and Directed by: Jeck Cogama
Starring: Carl Patrick Taylan, Karen Grace Pilapil, Nor Domingo, Meryll Soriano
Putot, a young boy, lives in a squatter colony by the sea. He takes care of his mentally-ill father and ekes out a living selling mussels. He meets Mayang, a mysterious young girl with secrets of her own.
Awards: Best Short Film - Gawad URIAN Film Fest, Best Director (Short Feature) - Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2006, Official Selection - 2nd Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, 26th Hawaii International Film Festival, 29th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (in competition), Ismailia International Film Festival (in competition), Mumbai Third Eye Asian Film Festival (in competition)
Visual Arts Theater (Theater 1)
333 West 23rd St.
New York, NY
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