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Astri & Tambulah | Si Astri maka si Tambulah
       
     
Dory
       
     
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Sorry for the Inconvenience

Carl Chavez / Philippines / 2017 / 11 mins

Joshua, a timid teenager, comes home one night after being beaten up by the school's bully. Feeling the urge to avenge himself, he decides to take matters into his own hands. But things don't go as planned. Now, he is left with no choice but to seek help from his policeman father.

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Contestant #4

Jared Joven, Kaj Palanca / Philippines / 2016 / 19 mins

A young boy frequently visits an old man who lives alone, keeping him always in good company. One night, he chances upon the old man watching a dated clip of himself as a cross-dressing boy. This sparks within the young boy an interest to find out more about the old man's past. What he ultimately discovers aids both him and the old man towards a richer understanding of how the weight of life and identity should be carried.

Astri & Tambulah | Si Astri maka si Tambulah
       
     
Astri & Tambulah | Si Astri maka si Tambulah

Xeph Suarez | Philippines | 2017 | 18 mins

Astri is a 16-year old transwoman in a relationship with 17-year old Tambulah. Although it's an unusual sight at the community where they live, nobody bothers them. Subsisting on the coins people throw at them when they perform their traditional dance at the sea. Everything is perfect except that Sama Bajao traditions and a pact made long ago require Astri to marry a woman she hardly knows.

Dory
       
     
Dory

Beverly Ramos / Philippines / 2017 / 20 mins

Dory is about a 101-year-old trans woman who walks around the streets of Tondo, Manila where she works as a beautician. As she faces her twilight years alone, she ponders whether her long life is a gift from God or a curse.