Is a story of a Woman Miner from the Mountains of Benguet,  who struggles to balance life as a miner and a single parent. Butas will take you to a journey in the life of a mother who is struggling to make ends meet but is hopeful of being able to provide a better life for her son. Due to poverty in her native land she was forced to  work in a foreign country but comes back to the Philippines to take care of her son after the husband died from a mining accident.


Richard Cawed
Main Cast: 

Jill Palencia, JhaykienNuyad, SkyzxLabastilla, Paul Temperante

Director: Richard H. Cawed
Producers: Richard H. Cawed / Andy Valenzuela / Erik Salvador
Colorist: Bernard Feliciano
Scoring: Chi Capulong
Production Coordinator:Em-em Parra
Drone Operators: Michael Andres Subido / Bobby CrisologoBarodi / Richard H. Cawed
Production Assistant: Yousef Abdul-Wahab
BTS Team: Martin Andres
Camera Operator/Gaffer: Edward Anastacio
Audioman/Gaffer: Rolly “Bigboy” Zuniga
Camera Lights and Audio Equipment provided by Bigtop Productions.
Poster Design: DodongDela Cruz
Editing: Anthony Hernandez
Written by: Richard H. Cawed

Born and raised in Baguio City, RICHARD CAWED eventually found his way to working in an up and coming production house based in Pasig, Bigtop Productions. He also works as an Underwater Videographer andcurrently produces and directs documentaries and videos for NGO’s, corporate and TV. He  has been part of some films in Cinemalaya as Producer/Co Producer. 



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