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Asog

  • Canada| 2023| Other, Tagalog| 99'| Colour
  • Director: Seán Devlin
  • Producer: Amanda Ernst, Seán Devlin
  • Screenplay: Seán Devlin
  • DoP: Anna MacDonald
  • Editor: Yap Sei-Been
  • Cast: Goes, Arnel Pablo, Ricky the tree.

Festivals:

TCannes-Marché du Film, 2023
Tribeca Film Festival, 2023
São Paulo International Film Festival, 2023
BFI London Film Festival, 2023
Vancouver International Film Festival, 2023


Award: Vancouver International Film Festival, 2023 : Winner: Audience Award (Spectrum) 2 honorable mentions including: Best Canadian Documentary


Synopsis: Asog is a unique narrative incorporating documentary elements follows Rey, a 40-year-old non-binary teacher and typhoon survivor, on a roadtrip to fame. With surreal comedy and social portrait realism, filmmaker Seán‌ Devlin explores climate change, LGBTQ+ issues.


Directors Bio: Seán‌ ‌Devlin is a first generation Filipino-Chinese-Irish Canadian filmmaker and comedian. He was a consulting producer on the Oscar-nominated Borat: Subsequent Movie (2020); winner of the ‘Golden Globe for Best Picture' - Comedy or Musical. For his debut feature film When The Storm Fades (2018), the Director’s Guild of Canada presented Seán with the Emerging Canadian Director prize at the 37th VIFF. The film earned Sean two international festival jury prizes for ‘Best Director’ and won ‘Best Canadian Film’ at the ‘Gimli Film Festival’ as well as two Vancouver Film Critics’ Awards.


Drama | LGBTQIA+ | Road Film | Climate Change
Asia Premiere

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