DEFILEMENT TWENTY ONE
Director: Ronaldo Vivo Jr.
P H I L I P P I N E S
3min, 56 sec I Horror, Drama, Experimental I 2018
REW< I Pinoy Horror
A rapist is being haunted in his dreams by a rape victim from 150 years ago.
cast: Julie Rebucas
producer, writer: Ronaldo Vivo Jr.
Ronaldo S. Vivo, Jr. is a Filipino fictionist, musician, filmmaker and a novelist. He graduated from the University of Makati with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science Major in Local Government Administration. He is currently taking up his Masters in Public Administration in the same University under the College of Continuing Advanced and Professional Studies.
His first novel “Ang Kapangyarihang Higit sa Ating Lahat” (The Power Above Us All) was a finalist in the 20th and 21st Madrigal-Gonzales First Book Award while his sophomore novel “Ang Bangin sa Ilalim ng Ating mga Paa” (The Abyss Beneath Our Feet) was nominated for 2022 Filipino Reader’s Choice Awards. He is a recipient of NCCA-NCLA’s Gawad Bienvenido Lumbera 2022 for his short story “Tuwing Naglalaho ang Ating mga Anino” (Every Time Our Shadows Disappear). His poetry collection “Walang Bintana sa Aming Paraiso” (There Are No Windows in Our Paradise) received an honorable mention in the 2022 Premyong LIRA. He is the founder of UngazPress—a collective of short story writers from the town of Pateros.
He is also an award-winning filmmaker whose short films have been screened in festivals and cinemas in the Philippines and overseas and a musician who runs Sound Carpentry Recordings that releases music on cassette, cd and vinyl distributed worldwide.