BLOOD AND INK (DUGO AT TINTA)

Expected to Attend: Producer Steven Futter

Where is the line between country and ancestry? Blood + Ink (Dugo at Tinta) is a short essay documentary meditating on personal and cultural identity through the story of Apo Whang Od, an indigenous tribal tattooist in the northern Philippines, the stories of the travellers from the Philippine diaspora who come to see her, and the story of director Jill Damatac Futter, visiting her country of birth for the first time after 22 years growing up, from the age of 9, as an undocumented immigrant in the United States.

 

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Official Site: http://bloodand.ink
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Director: Jill Damatac Futter
Producer: Jill Damatac Futter, Steven Futter, Christopher Tiu, Aaron Gonzales
Cinematographer: Jill Damatac Futter
Editor: Jill Damatac Futter
Music: Jill Damatac Futter
Running Time: 15
Language: English, Tagalog, Butbut
Country: UK, USA
Year: 2017

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