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Pabelle Manikan
Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Dreaming in the Red Light
Philippines
After getting her bachelor’s degree in Digital Filmmaking, PABELLE has been actively making cinematic documentaries relating to Philippines’ sociopolitical and cultural traditions. Her first documentary DAWN OF HOPE (2012) was screened in prestigious local festivals. She has also edited full-length documentaries that were awarded and recognized internationally. ON THE BRINK (2016) was awarded at the San Francisco International Film Festival and CRESCENT RISING (2016) which won Best Documentary at Busan Film Festival. She aims to keep creating documentary films with social relevance.