Treb Monteras



Treb Montreras


Njel De Mesa, Treb Monteras II


Ike Avellana


Dido de la Paz
Chai Fonacier
Ybes Bagadiong
Brian Arda
Thea Yrastorza
Kate Alejandrino
Nor Domingo


Lawrence S. Ang


Monster Jimenez


Jay Durias

Total Running Time

80 Minutes





Hendrix dreams of hip-hop greatness, but he’s spiraling down a rabbit hole of crime and poverty until he meets Doc, an old poet still haunted by his martial law past. Can they turn each other’s lives around before they’re swallowed by their circumstance?

About the Director

Alberto “Treb” Monteras II has been directing top-rating TV shows, commercials, live concerts, and music videos. He has also done album cover shoots for some of the country’s best artists. His TV shows that have won awards include “Party Pilipinas,” “Myx Ambushed,” “Myx Live,” “Kusina Master,” and “Sarap Diva.”In 2011, he won in Nokia Europe’s N8 Producers International Film Competition. He was already doing animation at age of 6, using coins and his father’s video camera. During his childhood, he attended summer courses on painting at the Metropolitan Museum. A consistent dean’s lister, art director of the school publication, and student leader, this BFA Advertising Arts Graduate from the UST College of Fine Arts and Design, is also a recipient of the Quezon Leadership Award. He continued to hone his skills at the Mowelfund Film Institute and the International Institute for Film and the Arts.

Festival and Awards

  • Balanghai Trophies for Best Supporting Actor, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Audience Award Winner, NETPAC Award Winner, 2017 Cinemalaya Film Festival
  • Best Actor, and Nominated for Best Picture, Gawad Urian 2018
  • Grand Jury Prize for Best Picture, FAMAS Awards 2018
  • Star Award Nominee for Indie Movie of the Year, Star Awards
  • Audience Award Winner, Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2018, Cyprus
  • Nominated for Best First Film. Rotterdam International Film Festival 2018, the Netherlands
  • Nominated for Best Director, Shanghai International Film Festival 2018, China


How can I watch?

Continued education and actions on Martial Law

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