Markado – Bisaya film by CDO filmmaker makes it to Filipino film festival in US

MARKADO, THE MOON DEVOURER megged by Kagay-anon filmmaker Joe Bacus has been selected as among eight full-length films for the 30th Annual Filipino Arts and Cinema International (FACINE 30), the longest-running festival and competition of Filipino films held outside of the Philippines. The said films will be screened in multiple venues in San Francisco, California on October 18-22.

As a finalist, the film will also vie for various awards in different categories: Film, Direction, Writing, Performance (Lead and Secondary roles, Female and Male), Cinematography, Editing, Visual Design and Aural Design.


Imoortal Production, Micromedia Digital Video Productions, National Commission on Culture and the Arts

In Bisaya with English subtitles

TRT: 1:30:23

Director, writer: Joe Bacus

Cast: Jean Stefani Obsiana, Roxan Lood, Edmund Telmo

Cinematography: Cocoi Nacario; Editing: Joe Bacus’ Production design: Orpheus; Art direction: Clark Cabantani, Michelle Hollanes Lua, Jake Vanesta; Music: Rotsanjani Mojica; Sound design: Rodiel Veloso

For schedules and tickets purchase, please check its website:

images by Mauro Feria Tumbocon Jr

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