Winners of the June 2017 iChill International Film Festival

Winners of the June 2017 iChill International Film Festival

Hard decisions take some time, and the winners are…   Best actor goes to Dan Shaked for Ivy   Best actress goes to Argi (younger version)   Best Animation goes to Heavenkid   Best Art for Erika’s Jewel   Audience award (most voted) for Tierra Caliente   Most Controversial goes to The Pleasure of Being Served   Best Director goes to Paternal   Best Documentary goes to A Headstone for a Home   Best Film goes to SIDE A & SIDE B   Best Photography goes to The water of Bebedero   Popularity award (most viewed) goes to Snapped   Best Soundtrack goes to Otaku     Surprise special awards for some films are…   Best musical for The Great Destiny   Best Horror film goes to Ivy   Most Avant Garde film goes to Fat Punk   Big congratulations to all the participants and winners, great quality!   Kuya Manzano – Film Festival Director iChill Theater Cafe 1125 Dos Castillas st Sampaloc Manila (near UST hospital, behind McDo Lacson)...
Compilation of all nominations for June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Festival

Compilation of all nominations for June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Festival

Just to put together the nominations announced… Some extra surprise award might be given out as a special prize… Best Actor Best Actress Best Animation Best Art Audience Award Most Controversial Best Director Best Documentary Best Film Best Photography Most Popular Best Soundtrack   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the nominated! Kuya Manzano – Film Festival Director iChill Theater Cafe 1125 Dos Castillas st Sampaloc Manila (near UST hospital, behind McDo...
Best Film award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best Film award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Film are… Drum roll…………….   SIDE A & SIDE B 1993 Poonch; a small town at (Kashmir) India- Pakistan border, where watching TV and films got banned by extremists and three years passed since nobody had watched TV or listened music… Bullets hit the walls of houses every night during cross firings between army and extremists… Hameed collects bullet shells and sells them to earn money… He collects money to go to Jammu (city) to watch a film in cinema… and the day come when he succeeds… Hameed is the only person from town who has seen a film that too cinema since years… For Imtiyaz and Rasheed, he is the bridge to cinema… Hameed tells them the stories and dialogues of films he watches and all the boys copy his dialogues… One fine day Rajan, the hero of that town comes back, who had gone to (Bollywood) Mumbai to become a film star, He is a failure in Mumbai, but a star for these young boys, meeting Rajan changes their lives and thus starts a roller costar journey of making of a film where even watching a film is a punishable act…   THE CHERRY TREE A large cherry tree in a garden. A family, memories, moments of life and time passes, tirelessly. Through the four seasons, the cherry tree evolves and this family also. Like a poem about passing time and an ode to nature.   The Great Destiny Musical fresco, moderno opera, telling with lyricism a thrilling story of human evolution from prehistoric times to nowadays, during which the consciousness...
Best Director award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best Director award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Director are… Drum roll…………….   365 In a postapocalyptic future to which the human being has given rise, a man tells his story. He has been looking for his family for years without success and loneliness causes he starts to loose his mind.   The Charming Prince After finishing her long-standing relationship, Natalia is encouraged by her best friend to become romantically involved with Amaro, but a betrayal will soon lead Natalia to re-evaluate her life and what she wants to do with it.   Paternal A low middle class family go through a vertiginous weekend during carnival season. Lautaro y Natalia, with their virtues and flaws, are trying to raise their only son Rocky. A succession of events and experiences will end his childhood.   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the nominated! Kuya Manzano – Film Festival Director iChill Theater Cafe 1125 Dos Castillas st Sampaloc Manila (near UST hospital, behind McDo...
Best Actress award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best Actress award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Actress are… Drum roll…………….   The Interview Christophe, in his thirties, black, passes a job interview in the company where his girlfriend, Emma, works. The same night, convinced he got the job, the couple celebrates the event. But in the heat of the moment, Christophe asks himself if he will be chosen for his skills or if he received special treatment. The evening has only just begun…   Daddys Girl Lærke is a young woman, mentally damaged because of her father and her childhood, and she has great difficulty letting go. One day she decided to let go of her past and move on.   Are you there? Julia lives alone in a house, inherited from her family. She´s convinced that something or someone is in the house with her. One night she decides to stay awake to try to find out what it is, though this decision will put her life at risk.   Argi Argi feels different and she makes a point of showing it despite being so young. A prisoner and an outsider in a society that seems exclude her if she doesn’t adapt to it.   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the nominated! Kuya Manzano – Film Festival Director iChill Theater Cafe 1125 Dos Castillas st Sampaloc Manila (near UST hospital, behind McDo...
Best Actor award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best Actor award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Actor are… Drum roll…………….   Ivy – Dan Shaked “Ivy” is a short psychological horror-thriller about a man’s struggle to come to grips with his deteriorating mental state stemming from losing the love of his life. Rick is a young man living in a nice apartment who seems to be having difficulty going outside ever since his girlfriend mysteriously left. The people around him seem to be trying to push him toward leaving the apartment and moving on with his life, but not everything is as it appears to be…   The Man Who Lived In The Cloud(s) A guy walks around the city after his loved rejects him. A girl invites him to a place when he gets know a mysterious woman. Reality and fantasy become confused plus his obsession with that woman put in risk his job. Maybe this word it not enough for him.   I see you everywhere A man with an obsession…   The Interview Christophe, in his thirties, black, passes a job interview in the company where his girlfriend, Emma, works. The same night, convinced he got the job, the couple celebrates the event. But in the heat of the moment, Christophe asks himself if he will be chosen for his skills or if he received special treatment. The evening has only just begun…   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the nominated! Kuya Manzano – Film Festival Director iChill Theater Cafe 1125 Dos Castillas st Sampaloc Manila (near UST hospital, behind McDo...