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Skin To Skin

Directed by Phil Planta

November 5 / Canada / 2017 / Drama / 8 mins / Cantonese, English with English subtitles / Colour

Plays In:
Program 10: Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
November 5, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets

Description

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)


Director's Bio

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.


Credits

Director / Writer: Phil Planta
Producer: Alfred Liu


Plays in

  1. Nov 5: Program 10 – Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

    November 5 / 120 mins
    Our “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.

    In This Program: Skin To Skin, Lost In Transit, Bulgogi, Sleepwalk, Lucy, Violet and June, The Ether Inside, Flagged, Floating Light


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Program 10: Canadian Shorts: Life In Multiculture

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
November 5, 2017 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Buy Tickets