Sorok Short Film Festival (SSFF) is a fundraising activity organized by Sorok Uni Foundation, Inc. It also aims to promote Filipino talents in the film-making industry and advocates in the promotion of social awareness in the Philippines; to give opportunities to filmmakers to exhibit their talents - it can also be a stepping stone to opportunities in both the local and international scene; and to share knowledge from experts through creative workshops.
‘Pakbet ni Mama Vinkie’ is a film about Mama Vinkie (Mother) and Josh (Son). Josh is a young 9 year old child who is very close to his mute and single mother Vinkie. It is seen that Josh likes to help his mother by doing various chores around the house, despite not knowing much how to do it properly. Mama Vinkie however, just lets Josh help in any way that he can, though Mama Vinkie almost always cleans up after josh tries to ‘help’.
Working as a porter in a rice mill, Macario lifted the heaviest box he will have to carry home. His only son kept him company during a five-kilometer walk under the sun.
Sa isang liblib na lugar, patuloy na nakikibaka sa hamon ng buhay si titser Nora upang maitaguyod ang edukasyon ng kanyang mga estudyanteng nakatira sa isang barrio. Pasan ang ilang libro at gamit at baon ang dedikasyon bilang guro, dalawang ilog at isang bundok ang kanyang tinatawid para makarating sa barriong tinuturing siyang pangalawang magulang na hindi nakapag-aral ang sabik na nag-aabang sa pagdating ni titser Nora.
An overseas contract worker (OFW) is sent back to the Philippines when the company where he works closed due to pandemic. During his quarantine in a hotel, he gets infected with corona virus, he starts questioning about God’s love or God’s wrath? The film starts when the nephew Henry, still with hangover, gets a call from his OFW uncle Fernan, about his urgent flight back to the Philippines.
The 7th Sorok Short Film Festival is excited to announce the official entries
that have passed the SSFF Committee's standards based on the guidelines provided for this year's festival.