Director: Remton Siega Zuasola | Producer: Tessa Villegas
Focus Years: 2009 | Country: Philippines
When surrounded with doubt, how long can you hold on your faith? When Ferdinand Magellan died on its shore, his men hurriedly left and continued the first circumnavigation of the earth, decades later the people of Cebu whom they converted to Catholicism slowly returned to their pagan gods, but not their young Queen Humamai who with her deep faith to the new God (in the form of the statue of the Holy Child Jesus which was given to her as a gift by Magellan) stood firm against the pressure of performing her duty leading her tribe in offering sacrifices to the pagan gods. A tragic event turned her into an icon of faith that transformed the belief of her people that continues until today.