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Bontoc's short film “Tokwifi” wins Special Jury Prize at QCinema International Film Festival

Photo Courtesy || QCinema
Cordillera - A total of 8 different films were given awards during the annual QCinema International Film Festival held in Quezon City on Friday. 

Bontoc's short film titled "Tokwifi" by Carla Pulido Ocampo was awarded the Special Jury Prize for the QCShorts Competition. 

Tokwifi is a story of a 1950 mestiza star who was trapped inside a television that fell from the sky, dreaming romp on the rice terraces, with a Bontoc Igorot man who does not know how to kiss.

"Babae at Baril", a story of the daily struggles of a department store saleslady, took home the top awards including Best Director for Rad Red, and Best Actress for Janine Gutierrez.

"Cleaners," won the trophies for best screenplay and best film. It's a story of a high school classroom cleaners. 

The complete list of winners are:

"Excuse Me, Miss, Miss, Miss: Audience Choice Award, QCShorts Competition
"Cleaners": Audience Choice Award, Asian Next Wave Competion
"Babae at Baril": Gender Sensitivity Award
"Cleaners": Best Screenplay, Asian Next Wave Competition
"Nakorn Sawan": Best Artistic Contribution, Asian Next Wave Competition
"Tokwifi": Special Jury Prize, QCShorts Competition
"Babae at Baril": Best Actress, Asian Next Wave Competition
"The Long Walk": Best Actor, Asian Next Wave Competition
"Babae at Baril": Best Director, Asian Next Wave Competition
"Tagyamon": Best Film, OCShorts Competition
"Suburban Birds": Netpac Jury Price, Asian Next Wave Competition
"Cleaners": Best Film, Asian Next Wave Competition.
The QCinema International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Quezon City, Philippines. The festival showcases local and international films, documentaries, and short films and gives grants to their creators. 


Unknown said...

Kudos 😁👌👍When was these awards given pls thanks

Anonymous said...

I think the awards were given on Friday October 18, 2019.

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