Catch groundbreaking short films screened at this Melbourne club next week

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Catch groundbreaking short films screened at this Melbourne club next week


An evening of curated short films by trans-regional Filipino creators, Melbounre-based film collective Dogmilk are presenting ‘Moving Eyelands’ for the first time in Australia.

Dedicated to the production and promotion of alternative and ambitious cinema, Dogmilk is a Melbourne-based filmmaking collective. Moving Eyelands is presented as part of Dogmilk’s fortnightly degustation event, showcasing seven films from all regions of the Philippines. It all goes down at Miscellania, the ever-versatile club space that’s been the host of screenings like this one, as well as live theatre and improvised cello duets.

What you need to know

  • Independent Melbourne filmmaking collective are putting on fortnightly degustation events
  • Taking place at Miscellania on July 13, they’re showing a trans-regional selection of Philippine shorts
  • They have seven films on the program, as well as a

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With young Filipino filmmaker Ligaya Villablanca presenting Moving Eyelands for the first time in Australia – a trans-regional selection of Philippine shorts created by regional filmmakers. Encapsulating more than just the identity of a nation, it’s a presentation of shorts by regional filmmakers from the West (Panay Island), East (Leyte Province), South (Davao City) and centre (Cebu Province) of the country.

The evening’s program:

  • Laugh and Die (2020) Directed by Jonathan Jose Zamora Olarte
  • Ilaw Ilaw (2022) Directed by Mary Anne Caharop
  • Aksyon! (2019) Directed by Frank Go
  • Ako Sila (2022) Directed by Natasia Wildi
  • Budots: The Craze (2019) Directed by Jay Rosas & Mark Limbaga
  • Ang Mga Damgo Para Lang Sa Wala Nagakatulog (2020) Directed by Richard Olano
  • Sige, Pero Dili Nako Guniton Imog Kamot (2019) Directed by Ronnie Gamboa

Doors are at 6pm, with the films commencing at 7pm. Tickets on the door are $10, with free entry to any First Nations people. The ticket sales go directly to the filmmakers and programmers.

Head to Miscellania on July 13 to check it out. For more information about Dogmilk and their upcoming projects and events, head to their website here.