Original Title: Namnama en Lolang English Title (if any): Grandmother’s Hope Duration/TRT (in minutes): 5:00 mins Genre: Drama Year: 2020 Classification: G Original language: Kankana-ey Format:MP4 Film Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
BEHIND THE SCENES
MAIN PRODUCTION CREW Director:Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Screenwriter: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Producer: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Executive Producer: Concepcion P. Dasalla Director of Photography: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Music Scorer: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Editor: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Sound Designer: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla Production Designer: Jonnie Lyn P. Dasalla
Concepcion P. Dasalla and Jaeceelizeon Alhexys P. Dasalla
A grandmother and her baby grandson find solace with each other during the lockdown period as they face the harsh reality of the pandemic.
Entirely shot using a mobile phone, this short fiction film depicts life during the quarantine. It focuses on the story of Lolang Keyag who lives in isolation with her baby grandson Eli, as she was left to take care of him during the lockdown period. Despite the difficulties faced in this trying time, she tries her best to be hopeful for her grandson.
Directors’ Profile Jonnie Lyn Dasalla is a budding filmmaker from Baguio City, Benguet. She is currently taking her Master’s Degree in the University of the Philippines Diliman with the course MA Media Studies (Film) and at the same time working full time as a Digital Media Editor in GMA Network Inc.
Directors’ Notes This concept was created as a form of documentation of the society’s present condition. It preserves the memory of our experiences, the pressing issues, and the hurdles we need to face during this health crisis. It also serves as a platform to give voice to our frontliners who are risking their lives to serve the people. Above it all, the film also brings a message of hope that despite everything that’s happening around us, we still keep the faith and continue to live for our loved ones.