The Imminent Immanent

The Imminent Immanent

A rural town unknowingly goes on with their mundane activities while strong forces of nature silently creeps in to challenge their existence. Meanwhile, the filmmaker traces back his roots while preparing himself for the worst after the typhoon.

Director Bio

Carlo Francisco Manatad is a filmmaker from Tacloban City, Philippines. He is a graduate of the University of the Philippines Film Institute. His short film, Junilyn Has, competed at the Festival del film Locarno and went on to screen at several international film paving the way for him to make Sandra and Fatima Marie Torres and the Invasion of Space Shuttle Pinas 25 which won him recognition in festivals abroad. Jodilerks Dela Cruz, Employee of the Month, his 4th short film was selected in competition at the 56th Semaine de la Critique at the 70th Cannes International Film Festival.


  • Directed by:Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Written by:Carlo Francisco Manatad
  • Produced by:Armi Rae Cacanindin
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:August 1, 2018
  • Country of Origin:Philippines
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Opening Night / Group 1
  • Screening Time:Thu 15th - Bog Lane Theatre - 2:15-3:05pm
  • Links: IMDB

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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

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 October, 2019

Submission call for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 now open!

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Culture Night 2019

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 09 September, 2019

Still Voices Culture Night 2019


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