QFW: Billie and Emma

2019| 18| 107 mins|

Directed by: Samantha Lee
Starring: Zar Donato, Gabby Padilla

Warning: this screening features adult content.

In Filipino and English with English subtitles.

Set in the mid-90s, the film tells the story of Billie, a troublemaker from the big city, who finds herself exiled to San Isidro to live with her aunt who also happens to be her religious 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.

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