A film by Kent Donguines

Director: Kent Donguines

Director of Photography: Jaryl Lim

Creative Production Post



About the project

A Filipino immigrant struggles to maintain his façade of success in Vancouver when his family in Manila asks for a hard favour.


Times listed in America/Vancouver timezone

Date Time Location
06/04, 2023 05:00PM VancouverVancouver Short Film Festival Tickets
05/27, 2023 04:10PM YorktonYorkton Film Festival
05/05 - 05/13, 2023 - PacificPacific Rim Short Circuit Film Festival online
03/08 - 03/19, 2023 - InternationalInternational Film Festival of Ottawa online
12/02, 2022 11:30AM WhistlerWhistler Film Festival
11/20, 2022 04:00PM ChilliwackChilliwack Independent Film Festival
11/03 - 11/27, 2022 - HawaiiHawaii International Film Festival online
11/03 - 11/13, 2022 - PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Asian American Film Festival online
10/26 - 11/05, 2022 - RaindanceRaindance Film Festival online
10/05, 2022 03:30PM VIFFVIFF Centre - 1181 Seymour Street
10/03, 2022 08:30PM VIFFVIFF Centre - 1181 Seymour Street
08/11 - 08/11, 2022 - HollyShortsHollyShorts Film Festival online

Kent Donguines

Kent Donguines is a Filipino-Canadian filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. He produced the award-winning CBC short documentary The Ink Runs Deep, which premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. He wrote, directed and produced the Telus Storyhive short, Kalinga (Care), a documentary about the sacrifices Filipina nannies make to work in Canada. He also produced award-winning short films Iridescence, Small Fish (Crazy8s film), and Grey. Donguines has worked for production companies in Canada and the Philippines, including Cedar Island Films Inc., Black Cap Pictures (Ten17p), Viva Entertainment, and Star Cinema.

Production Co.

Aimer Films


Jaryl Lim

Sound Designer / Re-Recording Mixer

Justin Aucoin

Production Co.



Sebastien Galina


Kent Donguines


Geoff Manton


Moira Tan


David Tomiak


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