Over the course of one night, Juanita, a teacher battling depression, teams up with her delinquent student to retrieve something important for her. The film depicts the responsibility of a mother to her child, and how finding solace can affect people.
Christian Rae Villanueva was born on May 31, 1997 in Manila, Philippines. He is a graduate of Digital Filmmaking at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts. He believes that cinema is a mirror of our reality in which we often see ourselves that’s why he is heavily influenced by the neorealist movement. His films have been selected by acclaimed intercollegiate festivals in the Philippines like Indie-Un Film Festival and Pelikultura Film Festival.
2018 The Lessons of the Night