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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Igorot film "TOKWIFI" wins Best in this Year`s Cinemalaya Independent Festival 2020

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Cordillera - An Igorot short film titled "Tokwifi" by Carla Pulido Ocampo has been named the best in this Year's Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival during the 16th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival on August 12.

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

Director Ocampo said that she wanted to reflect her insecurities being an outsider and becoming a part of the Bontoc community.

The country's biggest indie film recognition was conferred virtually and here a some of the short films that won award.



Audience Choice: "Quing Lalam Ning Aldo (Under the Sun)" by Reeden Fajardo

Best Screenplay: "Pabasa Kan Pasyon" by Huber Tibi

Special Jury Prize: "Ang Pagkalma sa Unos (To Calm the Pig Inside)" by Joana Vasquez Arong

NETPAC Jury Prize: "Tokwifi" by Carla Pulido Ocampo

Best Direction: "Living Things" by Martika Ramirez Escobar 

Best Film: Tofwifi" by Carlo Pulido Ocampo.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

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

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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. 
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