Friday, October 23, 2009

Pinoy movie wins in Chile Filmfest

The movie ``Independencia” won the Special Jury and Critics’ Prize in the 16th Valdivia International Film Festival in Chile held last Oct. 15 to 20. Directed by Raya Martin, the movie is a "77-minute masterpiece that uses newsreels and early 20th century studio films with false backdrops to illustrate the destructive effects of the American colonization.

The historical drama was the lone Philippine entry at the Main Competition section of the 11th Cinemanila International Film Festival. It also won top prize in the SEAsian section of the Bangkok int’l film festival.

The movie features Sid Lucero, Tetchie Agbayani and Alessandra de Rossi.


Badong said...

how come I never heard of this film?

Femmepower said...

This is the kind of film that our students should see in film showings. i'm so interested to watch this movie.


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