Screening of "Fish Out of Water"
Monday, March 13, 2017
Communication Studio, 3/F Social Sciences Building, Ateneo de Manila University
The Department of Communication, with the Korean Studies Program, invites everyone to the screening of Fish Out of Water, a short film produced and directed by Mr. Mon Garilao.
Awarded Best Direction and Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, Fish Out of Water tells the story of Minjae, a Korean-Filipino teenager who is often discriminated against for being mixed-blood. His utmost desire to belong to the homogeneous and hierarchical Korean society is tested when his single Filipina mother decides to send him to the Philippines one winter day.
Director Mon Garilao and his actors Ms. Yayo Aguila and Mr. Alec Rigonan will be present for a post-screening discussion.
Screening will be held at the Communication Studio, 3/F Social Sciences Building on Monday, 13 March, from 5-6:30pm.