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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Raya Martin

Raya Martin at IFFR

  • Life Projections

    A video wants to be a film, as the world’s second biggest oil spill just happened in the heart of the filmmaker.

    • Short: As Long As It Takes
  • Long Live Philippine Cinema!

    Yes, a cinema to be proud of, yet the cheer is full of irony. The history of Filipino film isn’t treated with so much respect.

    • Short: As Long As It Takes
  • Rambling from the Sea

    Filmmaker moved to the Philippine island of Guimaras for a major oil disaster. He found a major storyteller. Without teeth and without stopping.

    • Short: As Long As It Takes
  • Autohystoria

    Idiosyncratic and rather uneasy film by a great talent. A film like a dream. A work of art that is occasionally difficult to get hold of, with a tangi

    • Cinema of the Future: Sturm und Drang
  • Next Attraction

    It’s not certain whether a film is really being shot, but you can see behind the scenes the way young Filipino film makers work. And also why they are

    • Spectrum
  • A Short Film about the Indio Nacional

    Black & white as it was once intended to be. Young talented Filipino director tells a story in an inevitable way about the bloody emergence of his cou

    • Sturm und Drang
  • Now Showing

    You are 24. You make a film lasting more than five hours. In this film you mess with old videotapes and use two actresses for one girl. And then they

    • Spectrum
  • How to Disappear Completely

    Martin, the major talent of Filipino cinema, this time takes a different turn. His palate remains colourful, but alongside experimental and horror inf

    • Spectrum
  • Boxing in the Philippine Islands

    Actually a type of shadowboxing. The film looks old, but the maker shot it using a simple pinhole camera. Screened before Buenas noches, España.

    • Spectrum Shorts
  • Buenas noches, España

    A road movie, but certainly not an ordinary one. A boy and a girl travel through Spain, but they also seem to travel through a lost world. An experime

    • Spectrum