Manila is Full of Men Named Boy

Manila, July 7, 2009. As Michael Jackson’s televised funeral plays throughout the country despite terrorist attacks in the south, an estranged son purchases a child who can drink and smoke to impress his father. However, when the patriarch and his friends embrace the new child as one of their own, the question must be asked: what determines who is more valuable of attention?

Director Bio

Andrew Stephen Lee, b. September 29, 1988 in San Francisco, California. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University, Stephen assisted Magnum photographer Jim Goldberg for three years. He then became an MFA Candidate at Columbia University’s Graduate Film Program and graduated in 2018 with his thesis playing at the 75th Venice Film Festival.


  • Directed by:Andrew Stephen Lee
  • Written by:Andrew Stephen Lee, Neda Jebelli & Emre Gulcan
  • Produced by:Caleb Negassa, Mica Coburn & Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Runtime:21 mins
  • Completion Date:August 26, 2018
  • Country of Origin:United States
  • Country of Filming:Philippines
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:In Competition - Programme 24
  • Screening Time / Venue:
    Fri 16th - St.Catherine's Church - 6-7pm
    / Sun 18th - Cooney's Hotel - 3-4pm
  • Links: Website

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Still Voices Film Society

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 06 January, 2020

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Still Voices Film Society.

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Submissions for 2020 Now Open

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  • 01 October, 2019

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  • 09 September, 2019

Still Voices Culture Night 2019


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