On its third year, the Inquirer Indie Tribute, now officially dubbed the Indie Bravo! awards, is honoring movie icons—filmmakers and actors who have made waves in the international and local scenes.
This year, the Philippine Daily Inquirer is celebrating the achievements of new and past winners.
Among the honorees from year one who made it to this year’s lineup are Brillante Ma. Mendoza, Auraeus Solito, Adolfo Alix Jr. and Chris Martinez.
Six are first-timers: Jun Robles Lana, Jet Leyco, Benito Bautista, Will Fredo, Vincent Sandoval and Ron Morales.
Interestingly, four of them—Bautista, Fredo, Sandoval and Morales—are Filipinos based in the United States.
Indeed, the Filipino indie community is growing and going global.
The Inquirer Indie Tribute has also expanded to include some of the actors who have won awards in the international film festival circuit in the last seven years: Anita Linda, Gina Pareño, Rustica Carpio, Jaclyn Jose, Cherry Pie Picache, Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino, Eugene Domingo and Nora Aunor.
Also included in Inquirer’s roster of honorees are two veteran actors, Eddie Garcia and Fides Cuyugan-Asensio, who are much loved as staunch allies of indie filmmakers.
This year, the Inquirer Indie Tribute will be held on December 10 at the newspaper’s Makati office at 6 p.m.
Most of the awardees are expected to grace the event, which has become a convivial and much-anticipated occasion in the local movie scene.
Once again, the Inquirer toasts the very best of the Filipino indie film community! Bayani San Diego Jr.
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