Wednesday, Dec 6: 7:00 pm
Joy (Max Eigenmann) is an undocumented Filipino immigrant struggling to do the best she can to support her daughter, Grace (Jaeden Boadilla). Soon she secures the perfect job: taking care of an extremely wealthy but terminal old man (David Hayman). The new position pays well and guarantees a roof over their heads, but very soon Joy and Grace start to realize everything is not as it seems. Something is festering beneath the surface, threatening all they have worked for.
Winner of the Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize at SXSW 2023.
In English and Tagalog with English subtitles.
“FOUR STARS – In his feature debut, writer and director Paris Zarcilla proves he is a master storyteller.” Monica Castillo, RogerEbert.com
“Raging Grace pulls no punches… bringing the anxiety and horror of undocumented living to the big screen in a very relatable way with just enough nightmare to keep the audience at the edge of their seats.” J Hurtado, ScreenAnarchy
“With Raging Grace, Zarcilla joins the ranks of filmmakers like Nikyatu Jusu (Nanny) who are decolonizing horror and telling stories not often seen in the genre.” Mary Beth McAndrews, Dread Central