Full Length/Short Film
The Deployed Spouse (2012)
Film type: SHORT FILM
A woman is drowning in loneliness, with the absence of her military spouse. Living her everyday life in an isolated town in the south, she comes across a moral dilemma that she must choose to resolve.
Ganap na Babae (2010)
Film type: FULL LENGTH
The story revolves around a prostitute, two sisters, and a widow who come together to tell their stories about womanhood. A woman (Mercedes Cabral) bares her soul as a prostitute in front of the camera. A survivor, she looks back at her life as a mother. Milagros (Sue Prado) and Elena (Jam Pérez) are sisters tilling “camote” (sweet potato) in a dry land. Poverty pushes Elena to migrate as a mail-order bride in Japan while Milagros stays to take care of the family. Eos (Boots Anson Roa) is a widow who falls in love with a younger man, Rodrigo (Rome Mallari). They try to make the relationship work amidst the pressure of their family and society.
Boots Anson Roa
Writer | Co-Director | Producer
Hubo Productions, Inc.
SoHo International Film Festival 2011 | Mient’s Pick: Excellence in Cinematography