Inshallah Montero

After taking up lessons on creative writing, she fell in love with filmmaking and started directing her first films in high school.  She has directed short films that made it to film festivals both in and outside of the country. Her works of note are The Quiapo Perspective (2012), Ang Lalaking Parisukat (2012), Papa’s Shadows (2016)

Papa’s Shadows (2016)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
Little Mia has a lot of questions about death even if she is only 7 years old. She has always heard about it but never fully understood it. And as she experiences the loss of her own father, she struggles to see her mother’s sadness grow heavier each day. Mia seeks help instead from the shadow puppets her father left her, to cope and understand the meaning of life and death.

Cast
Pintig Santos
Roence Santos

Role
Writer | Director

Awards
QCinema International Film Festival 2016 NETPAC Award – QCShorts Competition

Ang Lalaking Parisukat (2012)

Film type: SHORT FILM

Synopsis
Ang Lalaking Parisukat tells the story of a businessman incapable of emotion, drawing thousands of squares on paper in exchange for gold.

Cast
Bong Cabrera
Jamie Wilson
Tara Cabaero

Role
Director

Awards
CINESBI 2012 Best Film

The Quiapo Perspective (2012)

Film type: DOCUMENTARY

Synopsis
Quiapo Perspective is a documentary on the different perspectives of the people in Quiapo where sex toys and abortion herbal medicines are being sold in the area where the Church is a prominent landmark.

Role
Director

Awards
CINESBI 2012 Best Film

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