Johnny Loves Dolores
Directed By Clarissa de los Reyes
- 26:30 minutes
- Steven L. Payne, Gigi Dement and Clarissa de los Reyes
- Zac Nicholson
- Michael Rossetti
Two Filipino immigrants: a lonely clerk at a Money Remittance center anda jobless cleaning lady living illegally in Queens, New York, form an oddarrangement during a recent economic downturn. â€œJohnny and Doloresâ€examines an aspect of the Filipino migrant experience in which moneydrives relationships, and loneliness is just one of the many consequencesfaced by Filipinos working and living in another country.
Clarissa de los Reyes – Graduate Thesis
Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, Clarissa de los Reyes attended NYU's Graduate Film program. Her work at NYU brought her several scholarships and awards includingthe 2006 Sara Driver Production Award, the 2006 New York Women in Film and Television Production Grant, the Maurice Kanbar Scholarship, the Tisch Graduate Assistantship for Cinematography and an Honorable Mention at the 2007 Director's Guild of America Student Awards East Coast Division and most recently, the Obermanand Pickert Production Award. She was also selected to be a part of the 6th Edition of the Berlinale Talent Campus. Clarissa de los Reyes has served as Director of Photography for numerous short films, documentaries and industrials and has shot filmsin Taiwan, China, USA and the Philippines. She has most recently worked as 2nd Camera Operator for John Sayles' latest feature film "Amigo" which was shown in theaters across the United States. She is currently working on a feature-length screenplay of "Johnny Loves Dolores."