Shireen SENO (1983, Japan) was born in Tokyo to a Filipino family. She studied architecture and film studies at the University of Toronto. Her photo and video work has been shown in various galleries. She has worked with filmmakers such as Lav Diaz and John Torres, for whom she took stills. Her debut film Big Boy (2012) screened at IFFR and won the prize for Best First Film at the Festival de Cine Lima Independiente in 2013. Nervous Translation (2018) is her second feature.

Accolades

Shireen Seno and John Torres
Best Youth Film, 2018

Nervous Translation

Best Youth Film, 2018

Nervous Translation

It’s 1987 and the People Power Revolution has resulted in the fall of President Marcos as a massive typhoon approaches the Philippines. For eight-year-old Yael,…

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Films

Nervous Translation
2018

Nervous Translation

Philippines
2018

Nervous Translation

It’s 1987 and the People Power Revolution has resulted in the fall of President Marcos as a massive typhoon approaches the Philippines. For eight-year-old Yael,…

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