She’s very close to giving up on life… as a bloodsucker.
Hers life is tangled in tubes, transfusions and nightmares.
Des is a modern-day vampire who lives in isolation. She relies on packets of blood to keep alive, but feels emotionally conflicted by her special need.
Is she even human? How human can you be if you depend on someone else’s blood to survive?
This stress consumes her sleeping and waking hours and manifests in her interpersonal relationship.
Her world takes a stranger turn when a local criminal becomes tangled in her life, and her only friend and support system threatens to leave.
Here’s how her lifeline hangs by a thread.
‘Blood Bank’ screened in Singapore and Italy, and was in competition at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France.
It was in the official selection at the Emirates Film Festival, New York Filipino Film Festival, Indie Halo Halo in Kuala Lumpur and at the Cinemanila International Film Festival in Manila.
It won Best Philippine Short Film at the .MOV Digital Film Festival, and
Best Screenplay at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.