15 DOC | May 19
Left by the ship
Regia|Director Emma Rossi Landi, Alberto Vendemmiati
Fotografia|Photography Emma Rossi Landi, Alberto Vendemmiati
Montaggio|Editing Emma Rossi Landi, Alberto Vendemmiati
Produzione|Production company VisitorQ
Italy, 2010, 80’ Tagalog inglese, sottotitoli in italiano | Tagalog, English, Italian subtitles
Robert, Jr, Charlene and Margarita are “Amerasian”: children of Filipino women and American soldiers stationed in Subic Bay, the largest American naval base outside the United States. Eighteen years ago the base was closed, and as 50,000 other Amerasian, they have been abandoned. Left by the ship follows their struggle to find a place in the world in which they live for two years.
BEST DOC – SOLE LUNA VI EDITION, 2011
July 4-10, Complesso monumentale Steri
JURY’S STATEMENT – For its excellent film telling the story of the discovery of an untold reality.
Marlène Albert-Llorca – Anthropologist, Université de Toulouse 2 – Le Mirail
Nouri Bouzid – Director
Béatrice de Durfort – Esecutiv director of Centro delle Fondazioni di Francia
Duilio Giammaria – Film author
Eyal Sivan – Director, producer, essayist