Lingua Franca

Program:
Sunny Bunny Competition
Year:
2019
Country:
USA, Philippines
Genre:
Fiction
Duration:
95 min
An undocumented Filipino works as a caregiver to a Russian-Jewish grandmother in Brooklyn. When the American man she’s been paying for a green card marriage backs out, she becomes involved with a slaughterhouse worker who is unaware that she’s transgender.
Available online from: 28 August 2020 19:30
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Isabel Sandoval

Isabel Sandoval is a US-based Filipino filmmaker who has written and directed three features. Her debut, SEÑORITA, competed at the 2011 Locarno Film Festival. Her follow-up, APPARITION, is widely considered a modern Philippine classic and regularly programmed in retrospectives of Philippine cinema alongside works by Lav Diaz and Brillante Mendoza.

Filmography : Apparition (2012), Señorita (2011)

Director’s intro
Creative team
Screenplay
Isabel Sandoval
Camera
Isaac Banks
Editing
Isabel Sandoval
Production design
Isabel Sandoval
Music
Teresa Barrozo
Producer
Jhett Tolentino, Carlo Velayo, Darlene Catly Malimas, Isabel Sandoval
Cast
Isabel Sandoval, Eomon Farren, Lynn Cohen, Ivory Aquino, P.J. Boudousque, Lev Gorn, Andrea Leigh, Lef Steinert, Roman Blat, Jake Soister
Frames from the film
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