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Luzonensis Osteoporosis

Indonesian Premiere

20 minutes | 2022 | Philippines| Narrative | 🔊 Filipino | English Sub. | All Ages


Luzonensis is a prehistoric hominid who is about to leave overseas to be a migrant worker. Hours before departing, he discovers that his passport is missing. Together with his father, they retrace their path to find it. Luzonensis ponders on who he is and his place in this country as their backs ache along the way.


SUN, 26 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 17:15

TUE, 28 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 15:00

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Glenn Barit

Glenn Barit

Glenn Barit is a Filipino filmmaker, sound designer, and scorer. His works often reflect identity, class struggle, and regionalism, usually in a playful form.
"Cleaners", his debut feature film, won Best Film, Best Screenplay and Audience Choice Award at the QCinema IFF 2019. It has since screened in Busan IFF, Taipei Golden Horse FF and Torino FF among others.
His latest short film, “Luzonensis Osteoporosis” won NETPAC Jury Prize and Audience Choice Award at the QCinema IFF 2022. It then premiered in Tallinn Black Nights FF (PÖFF Shorts) 2023 and Fantasia IFF 2023 among others.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Dambuhala Films

Producer Keana Trasporte, Che Tagyamon

Main Cast Nicco Manalo

Screenplay Glenn Barit

Cinematographer Tey Clamor

Editor Che Tagyamon

Notable Achievement

NETPAC Jury Prize Award | QCinema International Film Festival, 2022

Audience Choice Award | QCinema International Film Festival, 2022



Endless Oven (2021)

Maski Papano (2020)

Cleaners (2019)

Nangungupahan (2018)

Aliens Ata (2017)