Fragile (a portrait of Gil Batle)
Directed by Nilo Batle
Artist Gil Batle was raised in San Francisco, and spent 20 years of his life in five different California prisons where his artistic abilities protected him from violence. He now finds sanctuary and solace on an island in the Philippines, where he uses his talents to carve haunting images onto ostrich eggs.
Nilo Batle is an 18 year old filmmaker/ artist born and raised in San Francisco. He recently graduated from Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in the Media and Film Arts department and is currently attending California Institute of the Arts, studying in the Film and Video program.
Producers: Agelio Batle, Delia Batle
Director: Nilo Batle
Music: Kai Engel
Shorts Programs / 92 minsWe’ll be just fine, pretending we’re not, we’re far from lonely, and it’s all that we’ve got. Whether in the city, or the suburbs, these stories behind and front of the camera showcases families in their elements; antagonizing, struggling, overcoming, supporting, and loving. — Kirby Peñafiel