Billie and Emma(HKLGFF 2019)
Official Selection - Outfest 2019, Frameline ‘43, Osaka Asian Film Festival, Roze Filmdagen, Inside Out 2019, Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival 2019
Set in the mid-90’s, the film tells the story of Billie - a troublemaker from the big city - who finds herself exiled in a small town with her spinster aunt who is also the town’s religion teacher. Determined to change her ways and get through the last year of high school without
incident, Billie hides herself from the world until she meets Emma, the ambitious, star student who coaxes Billie out of her shell. They soon fall in love but things get complicated when Emma finds out that she’s pregnant. Together, they explore the fleeting nature of love and life on this journey of growth, laughter and music.
Gabby Padilla, Zar Donato, Beauty Gonzalez, Cielo Aquino, Ryle Paolo Santiago, Shiara Joy Dizon
Filipino, Tagalog, English(In Parts)