by Vic Roxas
15 min, USA, English and Tagalog
Program: Tabi-tabi po… (June 1, 3:00-4:30 pm)
John, a Filipino immigrant living in Woodside, Queens, is haunted by emotions of guilt due to being a survivor of a typhoon that took the lives of his parents.
Vicente Roxas was born in Manila, Philippines, where he worked as a video editor for documentary and news. He moved to New York City in 2014 to study Cinematography at the New York Film Academy. After graduating, he worked as cinematographer on a number of short films that have been selected at the New York Independent Film Festival, Barcelona Planet Film Festival, and Wathann Film Festival, among others. His latest short film, “Family Tree”, was recently selected and screened at the New Hampshire Film Festival and Somewhere North of Boston Film Festival.