Jordan Dela Cruz

Jordan Dela Cruz

Philippines

Biography

Jordan is an independent filmmaker from the Bicol Region in the Philippines. After graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Psychology at the Ateneo de Naga University, he studied Motion Picture Production at the Asia Pacific Film Institute where his thesis film Bardo won the distinction for Best Cinematography. Separated for decades from his family by the Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) phenomenon, he now works as an OFW in Qatar in an attempt to reconnect with his roots and to secure funding for his personal projects. Jordan's films deal with the themes of loss, inevitability, and the tragedy of the Filipino diaspora.

Films Selection