INDIE BRAVO

Maguindanao film wins in Indonesia fest

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“Cartas de la Soledad”

Maguindanaoan filmmaker Gutierrez Mangansakan II’s “Cartas de la Soledad” was chosen best Asian film at the just-concluded Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival held in Indonesia. Netpac stands for the (international) Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema.

Jury chairman Zhang Wenjie, director of the Singapore Museum Cinematheque, commends the film as a “thought-provoking, ambitious inquiry into the colonial past… and the director’s personal history through an allegorical tale of physical and psychological imprisonment.”—Bayani San Diego Jr.

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  • basilionisisa

    Congratulations! looks interesting! glad that there are independent filmmakers in southern philippines who although unknown in Manila are very talented and are doing well in the region. hope we see previews at least in youtube, or better yet on government-owned channels, if not commercial networks. All the best, Mr Teng Mangansakan II !

  • http://twitter.com/MarLouWang Marlou Wang

    Wow! Another Filipino gem!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Kudos! We lost in boxing but we won this one!

  • hustlergalore

    teng mangansakan. bibigyan kit ng rising star award.

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