HELE NG MAHARLIKA (LULLABY OF THE FREE)
by Norvin de los Santos
In the midst of an ongoing siege, a reluctant child combatant finds a safe place to pray where he meets a newly orphaned, infidel boy who seeks refuge in the unknown.
Norvin De los Santos is a poet, music video director, filmmaker, and a volunteer for different NGOs that advocates peace and children’s rights. His first short film, “Papang” won best film at San Juan Film Camp in La Union and a finalist in the 2016 Cinema One Originals.
This is a eulogy.
This is for my mom.
She’s still alive.
GENRE: Psychological Drama, War