'Viva Viva Escolta': a ghostly love letter to old Manila

Two departed souls meet and spend the day roaming Escolta and ruminating on the lives they leave behind.

Viva Viva Escolta is a poignant and cinematic metaphor for the dwindling prominence of Manila's historic street.

This short film was written and directed by Janus Victoria, a fellow of the Asian Film Academy, Tokyo Talents, and Torino Film Lab. It originally premiered at the QCinema International Film Festival in 2016.

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