WATER MELTS

A VR Rom-Com about people whose loved ones could die soon.


Three episodes featuring caretakers and their terminal loved ones, connected by emotional reality, with the Goddess of the Sea and the Underworld, a mysterious message in a bottle, and a wedding at the end -it’s a romantic comedy, after all.

Created and Directed by Lilian Mehrel & Mary Evangelista 
Produced by Ting Lui
Cinematography by Mary Evangelista
 
This project is supported by Tribeca Film Institute x Google Daydream Interactive Lab 

FRAN THIS SUMMER

The Beach Is Calling


A day at the beach tests the relationship of a teenage couple whose other half begins her transition.  

Written & Directed by Mary Evangelista
Produced by Mary Evangelista, Alex Wallace, Elegance Bratton & Chester Algernal
Cinematography by Ines Gowland
Edited by Alan Wu
Starring Zenobia Teague & Emily Bessa

Florida Film Festival // Official Selection
Inside Out Film Festival // Official Selection
Palm Springs International Short // Official Selection
Outfest Los Angeles// Official Selection // Official Selection - US Grand Jury Prize Winner
Rhode Island International Film Festival // Official Selection - 1st Prize Alternative Award
Reykjavik International Film Festival - Official Selection - Golden Egg Competition
Newfest // Official Selection

YOUR MOTHER (INA NYO)

Resilience is Made



Follow Ana, a young housemaid in Manila, as she is caught between the rivalry of the young siblings whose lust for her jeopardizes her position in their household.

Written & Directed by Mary Evangelista
Produced by Mary Evangelista, Lucia Res, Ben Padero, Elegance Bratton & Chester Algernal
Cinematography by Joanne Mony Park
Starring Elora Espano, Bing Pimentel, Joybelline Jamora, Brian Matthew Sy & Lui Manansala

Cinema One Original Film Festival// Official Selection
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival // Official Selection
Tallahassee Film Festival // Official Selection
Green Mountain Film Festival// Official Selection