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    They just made the list! The Philippines Nabs 18 Nominations! |AIFFA 2017

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    The Philippines once again nab a thrilling amount of nominations for the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards (AIFFA) 2017.

    Towards the end of the last night’s opening kick-off party where delegates and media were treated to a variety show of entertainment, the organizers announced the nominations from the 31 shortlisted film entries. The Philippines nabbed 18 Nominations across its shortlisted entries.

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    These are the nominees for ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards 2017:

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    Best Screenplay
    LAUT & IMBISIBOL

    Film Editing
    IMBISIBOL & AREA

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    Cinematography
    PURGATORYO & IMBISIBOL

    Best Actor
    Allen Dizon, AREA

    Best Supporting Actor
    Bembol Roco, PAUWI NA
    Ricky Davao, DAYANG ASU
    Bernardo Bernardo, IMBISIBOL

    Beat Actress
    Ai Ai delas Alas, AREA

    Best Supporting Actress
    Sue Prado, AREA
    Ana Capri, LAUT
    Cherry Pie Picache, PAUWI NA

    Best Director
    Louie Ignacio, AREA
    Lawrence Fajardo, IMBISIBOL

    Best Film
    LAUT & IMBISIBOL

    IMBISIBOL is a story about the plight of Filipino migrant workers in Japan as they live life trying to avoid authorities and risk deportation. It also garnered the most number of nominations (6) and I’m now super curious how this will play out during the gala night where AIFFA reveals its winners!

    Keep it here for more news on the ASEAN International Film Festival & Awards 2017!

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