This site has evolved from a personal blog to an advocacy-related site. I interviewed various advocates and featured advocacy-related news and stories in region 12 and other parts of the country. I hope that the stories that I featured on this site will inspire you as readers.
SalaMindanaw International Film Festival has announced the winners of its third edition during the awards night on November 27.
Golden Durian Prize for best Asian feature - Under Construction (Rubaiyat Hossain, Bangladesh) for reinvigorating the ‘woman question’ implanted in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s globalized contemporary imaginary
Jury Prize - Jalanan (Daniel Ziv, Indonesia) for its ambitious scope and critical and self-reflexive depiction of the musical lives of Jakarta’s street dwellers
Golden Durian Prize for best Asian short - Elegy (Yousef Kargar, Iran) for its poignant portrait of a man’s agonizing journey to find truths and answers
Golden Durian Prize for best Mindanao short - Sangil (Christian Alan Toring, Iligan) for its clever use of storytelling craft that arouses curiosity and introspection
Philippine Next Cinema Filmmaker of the Future Prize - Ruelo Lozendo