Skin To Skin
Directed by Phil Planta
A young Filipino-Canadian man gives up everything to follow his “first love” after her visa extension is denied. His dreams and love are put to the test, after her family rejects him because of the colour of his skin.
Previous Screening / Awards:
Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon 12 Premiere + Awards Screening (First Place, 8-Min Category)
Phil Planta is a filmmaker, recently winning the VAFF 2013, 2016, and 2017 Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon short filmmaking contests. He was educated at the Vancouver Film School and at Focal Point School, studying Design, Photography, and VFX. VFX credits in film and TV: Once Upon a Time, Falling Skies, Revolution, Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Big Eyes, Red 2. He is producer of the BC-shot feature film Beyond Redemption.
Director / Writer: Phil Planta
Producer: Alfred Liu
November 5 / 120 minsOur “Life In Multiculture” CANADIAN SHORTS program celebrates the myriad cultural, sexual and individual identities of Canadian Asian and hapa diaspora—especially poignant through the lens of Canada 150.