Sa Saíyang Islá (In his Island)

By Christian Candelaria – Philippines | 2017 – 20 min.

Synopsis: A small fishing community struggles amidst an oil spill.  Meanwhile, part of that community is a prepubescent and cheerful young boy struggling with his identity who finds comfort in his dreams of becoming a mermaid.

Cast: Anzley Candelaria, Selina Boucher, Ronald Regala.


Writer: Christian Candelaria

Executive Producer: Edgar Allan Oliver, Jr.

Editor: Butchito Campos

Cinematography: Steven Paul Evangelio

Production Design: Victor Henry Flores

Musical Score: Glenn Barit

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Awards & Recognitions:

2018 Cinemalaya

- Official Short Films Competition


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