‘Balangiga’ leads Filipino films nominated at Asia-Pacific awards
Three Filipino films are nominated in the highly coveted 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards at Brisbane, Australia.
“Balangiga: Howling Wilderness,” directed by Khavn de la Cruz is a nominee for the Best Feature Film award and Cultural Diversity Award under the Patronage of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The film produced by Achinette Villamor, Khavn de la Cruz, Edong Canlas, premiered at the 2017 Quezon City International Film Festival (QCinema) in 2017.
Ryan Cayabyab for “Ang Larawan” is a nominee for Best Original Score, going head-to-head with global composers Jóhann Jóhannsson, Harry Gregson-Williams and more.
“Ang Larawan” was Best Picture in the 2017 Metro Manila Film Festival.
“Nervous Translation,” directed by Shireen Seno and produced by John Torres, is a nominee for Best Youth Feature Film.
The film was among the Cinema One Originals premiered in 2017.
With nominations from 22 countries, the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards gala will be held on November 29 in Brisbane. /cbb
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