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Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan (b.1996, Philippines) is an independent film writer/director born of Ifugao and Visayan descent.

 

Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan (b.1996, Philippines) is an independent filmmaker born of Ifugao and Visayan descent. Eblahan’s works explore themes of trauma, spirituality, and nature told through the cosmic lens of post-colonial spaces and Indigenous identities. In 2021, Eblahan’s film Hilum won the Student Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Eblahan's film The Headhunter's Daughter premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Short Film Grand Jury Prize. Eblahan is based both in La Trinidad and Chicago where he also practices as a musician, composer, and a graphic artist. 

Contact: eblahan.arts@gmail.com