A Man Trembles
by Mark Chua, Lam Li Shuen
Drama / Sci-fi
In 1998 Singapore, at the peak of the Asian Financial Crisis, a man and his family spend their final day on Earth at Sentosa island.
23 MIN | SINGAPORE | 2021
Ampangabagat Nin Talakba Ha Likol (It’s Raining Frogs Outside)
by Maria Estela Paiso
Fiction / Drama / Animation
The world is about to end. Maya is forced to go home to the province of Zambales. There, she confronts her childhood house that terrorizes her as frogs rain outside.
14 MIN | PHILIPPINES | 2021
by Ostin Fam
Mystery / Sci-fi
An alien arrives on Earth on a quest to find assistance to rebuild his home. Under dissociated instruction of his spaceship, he makes a stopover at a construction site in Vietnam, where the biggest temple of the world is being built. In disguise, the alien encounters a reverent worshipper, a cynical construction worker and a mysterious medium.
22 MIN | VIETNAM / SOUTH KOREA / SINGAPORE / THAILAND | 2020
by Eden Junjung
Mystery / Drama
In the early stages of the political transisition in 1998, rumors of black-clad ninjas terrorizes the Tapal Kuda region of East Java. These ninjas come out during the night targeting Koran teachers and clerics. Moslem scholars (santri) take guard duties toprotect their teachers at night. During this tense situation, one santri leaves his guard duty to meet with his lover.
12 MIN | YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA | 2019
by Abdul Zainidi
Mystery / Drama
A special boy named Yolaf dreamed of escaping from a creature that was bothering him but with the help of his pet fish he made a pair of magical jackets to fight the creature.
12 MIN | BRUNEI | 2022
Days of the New
by Keith Deligero
Two cops, an artist, a series of murders and some weird shit. Welcome to the new world after the pandemic
19 MIN | PHILIPPINES | 2021
Ghost Like Us
by Riar Rizaldi
Documentary / Horror
A multilayered, haunted film that invokes the spectres of Indonesian horror cinema to examine the othering of people on the peripheries.
20 MIN | INDONESIA / SINGAPORE | 2021
Hush, Tonight the Dead are Dreaming Loudly
by Kong Pahurak
On the one-year anniversary of a political massacre, the survivors are gathering together to mourn for their loved ones. Unexpectedly, one of the dead shows up and tries to sabotage the ceremony.
16 MIN | BANGKOK, THAILAND | 2019
Live in Cloud-Cuckoo Land (Mây nhưng không mưa)
by Vu Minh Nghia and Pham Hoang Minh Thy
A man and woman fall in love, even though they have never met. As a wedding is being planned, their story and their bodies undergo a gradual metamorphosis.
20 MIN | VIETNAM | 2020
No Dogs Allowed
by Lê Bình Giang
Dark Comedy / Fantasy
Le Binh Giang, the director of the body horror film “Kfc,” comes back to Ngilngig with this short film about a neighborhood descending into chaos when the manager of a dog-free apartment stepped on dog sh*t.
10 MIN | VIETNAM | 2022
by A. J. Kelly
Dark Comedy / Sci-fi
Sisca (17), hurt by her mother’s expectations, found a perfect mother figure through a television ad, Robot Mom.
9 MIN | BANDUNG, INDONESIA | 2022
Transparent、 I am. 透明な私
by Yuri Muraoka
Experimental / Film Essay / Poetry Film
In the year of 2020 when the world was forced to “change”, I wanted to confirm what changed and what did not change in me and wrote a poem “Transparent, I am.”. This film is based on it. The white mask I wore became the screen projected my past. My family are sometimes hurt and suffer, but support me who suffers from schizophrenia. Nonoho, Yuri, Nemu and Hana. The four of us live today to the fullest while looking for the answer to “Who are we?”
11 MIN | JAPAN | 2020