New Filipino Cinema 2016
Directed by Carl Joseph Papa
The first fully rotoscoped animation film made in the Philippines

Manang Biring explores how Filipinos, especially those on the margins of society, deal with death. The title character, an elderly woman with no money to her name, is more than ready to face death. But when she learns of a chance to reunite with her daughter and her grandson, she tries everything she can to put it off just a little while longer. (2015, 88 min., Tagalog with English subtitles)

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New Filipino Cinema is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support. YBCA Programs in 15-16 are made possible by: The James Irvine Foundation. Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 15-16: National Endowment for the Arts, Adobe, Gaia Fund, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Lead Image: Courtesy Cinema One Originals