"Apocalypse Child" and "Tharlo" win 10th Five Flavours
People's Jury of the 10th Five Flavours awarded the main prize of the festival, 2,500 EUR, to "Apocalypse Child" by Mario Cornejo and Monster Jimenez. The Special Mention went to "Ordinary People" by Eduardo Roy Jr, also from the Philippines. The NETPAC Jury awarded "Tharlo" by Pema Tseden.
The Main Award, 2,500 EUR, was founded by the Director of the Polish Film Institute, Magdalena Sroka.
PEOPLE'S JURY MAIN AWARD: APOCALYPSE CHILD, DIR. MARIO CORNEJO
"The main award goes to 'Apocalypse Child' by Mario Cornejo For the affectionate portrayal of Filipino identity in its global, local, and individual dimensions, for a humorous, yet complex confrontation with the micro legacies of colonialism, and for its universal thematic and visual appeal."
PEOPLE'S JURY SPECIAL MENTION: ORDINARY PEOPLE, DIR. EDUARDO ROY JR
"The Special Mention goes to 'Ordinary People' by Eduardo Roy Jr. for its moving and thrilling portrayal of individual determination, for the effective creation of empathy through its distinctly cinematic language, and its electrifying portrayal of Manila."
Ordinary People, dir. Eduardo Roy Jr
NETPAC JURY AWARD: THARLO, DIR. PEMA TSEDEN
"The Netpac Award goes to 'Tharlo' by Pema Tseden, for its distinctive aesthetics and exceptional cinematography in narrating a tale of alienation and disillusionment."
Tharlo, dir. Pema Tseden
Congratulations to the winners!