Trieste is a short film that uses lights, shadows, and colour to demonstrate the feeling of confusion from wanting to be heard and wanting to be appreciated. The metaphors used portrays today's youth. Director's Bio: Miguel Efondo is a Filipino filmmaker currently based in Auckland, New Zealand. He started directing on high school plays, most notably on The Red Horizon, a multimedia musical interpretation of Homer's The Iliad, which he won Best Director. He studied screen and design studies at the University of Wailato. In his spare time, Miguel watches anime, reads YA fiction, and reads mangas.