REMNANTS OF A REVOLUTION
MONDAY 22 JUNE 2020
Marché du Film Online
Directed by: Cha Escala
Produced by: Leizyl Badion (Hiraya Pictures, Philippines), Cha Escala (Philippines)
Country of production: Philippines
Expected release: October 2020
Budget: USD100,000 (80% in place)
1st feature: 2nd feature
Looking for: Distribution, Sales, Festivals
A founding member of the Communist Party of the Philippines is on the final days of his life when his son discovers his role in the dark period of the Party’s history. In the last phone call they would share, father and son tell each other everything that needs to be said.
Cha Escala is a documentary film producer, director, videographer, and editor. One of her most recent works is “Dreaming of My Homeland,” a documentary that presents the struggles and challenges that indigenous children face after they were displaced by the armed conflicts in their region.
Her full-length film Nick and Chai (2014) which follows a couple who lost all their four kids to the Typhoon Haiyan competed in festivals such as the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and Busan International Film Festival.