John Torres

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Title

John Torres

Contributor

Coverage

Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

John

Surname or Business Name

Torres

Years Affiliated

2019

Affiliation

NTU CCA Singapore

Birth Date

1975

Birthplace

Philippines

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

John Torres (b.1975, the Philippines) is an independent film director, producer, and writer widely acclaimed for his highly personal and poetic style. Weaving together archival clips, found footage, and visually powerful imagery, his films unfold narrative structures, often with strong autobiographical references, that defy conventional tropes and genres. Torres has received solo retrospectives at The Reading Room, Bangkok, Thailand (2015); Vienna International Film Festival (2013), and the 12th Seoul International New Media Festival, South Korea (2012). His most recent feature film People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands, in 2016 and received Special Mention at the 6th Curitiba International Film Festival,Rotterdam, Netherlands, in 2016 and received Special Mention at the 6th Curitiba International Film Festival, Brazil in 2017.

Country of Practice

Public Resource Centre Affiliation

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Citation

“John Torres,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/1069.