MUSMOS NA SUMIBOL SA GUBAT NG DIGMA WINS IN 2 FILM FESTS ABROAD
Iar Arondaing’s Musmos na Sumibol sa Gubat ng Digma bagged major awards in two separate international film festivals.
The film won the Special Jury Award at the recently concluded 2019 Baikal International Film Festival in Russia. Previously, it also competed at the 2019 Festival Internacional de Cinema da Figueira da Foz-Film Art in Portugal, where it won Best Cinematography for Mac Cosico.
During the Cinemalaya 2018 Awards Night, the film took home the Best Sound award.
Arondaing’s film is a coming-of-age tale of a Muslim girl in Marawi living amid an age-old culture of inter-familial dispute. This is his second Cinemalaya film.
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