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Motel Acacia

(Bradley Liew, 2019)

  Bradley Liew ’s sophomore feature: In the cold west, Motel Acacia is tasked with exterminating immigrants by the government through a BED, haunted with the spirit of a Filipino tree demon, that eats men and impregnates women. A young Filipino man, JC, is groomed by his tyrannical caucasian Father to take over the business.  World Sales Agent:  Picture Tree International   North American Representative: XYZ Films  Film labs  2017 Sam Spiegel International Film Lab (Jerusalem Film Lab) • 2017 Talents Tokyo • 2016 EAVE Ties That Bind  Development awards  2018 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Fellowship Grant Winner (Under Producer Bianca Balbuena) • 2018 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Fellowship Grant Winner (Under Director Bradley Liew) • 2017 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Development Grant Winner  Development markets  2018 Berlinale Co-Production Market • 2015 NAFF IT Project Market (Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival)   Film Festivals   Tokyo International Film Festival 2019 (Asian Future Competition)

Bradley Liew’s sophomore feature: In the cold west, Motel Acacia is tasked with exterminating immigrants by the government through a BED, haunted with the spirit of a Filipino tree demon, that eats men and impregnates women. A young Filipino man, JC, is groomed by his tyrannical caucasian Father to take over the business.

World Sales Agent: Picture Tree International

North American Representative: XYZ Films

Film labs

2017 Sam Spiegel International Film Lab (Jerusalem Film Lab) • 2017 Talents Tokyo • 2016 EAVE Ties That Bind

Development awards

2018 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Fellowship Grant Winner (Under Producer Bianca Balbuena) • 2018 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Fellowship Grant Winner (Under Director Bradley Liew) • 2017 Talents Tokyo Next Masters Support Program - Development Grant Winner

Development markets

2018 Berlinale Co-Production Market • 2015 NAFF IT Project Market (Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival)

Film Festivals

Tokyo International Film Festival 2019 (Asian Future Competition)

Motel Acacia Trailer

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JC Santos as JC & Jan Bijvoet as Father2_photoby Abby Paner.jpg