Rocks in a Windless Wadi
Kalmanting batu-batu king malanging lambak a alang angin
Kapampangan, Filipino, English
Student and Debut Competition
Eximious Produkt firstname.lastname@example.org
The "wadi" (Arabic for valley) is a silent witness in this short experimental film, as young men recall their traumatic childhood through moving dialogues.
EJ Gagui is a Filipino filmmaker residing in Abu Dhabi and Pampanga. His first short film, Ing Tianak, was funded by the Film Development Council of the Philippines for Mit Out Sound 2021. His second short film, Rock in a Windless Wadi, premiered at the Opening Scenes competition at Visions du Réel 2022. He is currently producing both commissioned and independent projects under the regional collective-boutique film company, Eximious Produkt, which he co-founded.