Popularity award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Popularity award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for most Popular are… Drum roll…………….   Not-So-Perfect Day The usual day turns into a series of inexplicable events. Successful work, beloved girl, good mood. But everything changes when the hero comes after work, and discovers that there are people living in his home. A neighbor does not recognize him, girlfriend dates with another man and the guard from his work throws him out of the office. Completely alone, hero comes to the bench near his home and falls asleep. And in the morning…   Conscience The film highlights environmental issues, especially littering & smoking. The goal of “Conscience” is Anti-Littering & Anti-Smoking initiative to create litter awareness and to educate people of all ages in a light humorous way.   Beauty building Lise is a young graphic designer employed in a photomontage agency. She does not get a lot of job satisfaction and meanwhile, her boss is giving her a new task,- to reshape her own body on the updated agency contacts page.   Snapped A man is waiting in front of a photomaton. Who is behind this picture? This curtain?   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...
Photography award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Photography award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Photography are… Drum roll…………….   Just Words A quiet domesticated policeman and his happy-go-lucky colleague are investigating a routine suicide. The policeman breaks the law and his own moral principles after he has heard a familiar voice from a victim’s cellphone.   Honeymoon in the West Lisa, a young newlywed, is captured by a dangerous bandit. With his accomplices, they oblige her to attend the hanging of her husband, Mike. But he manages to escape death and he is going to do his utmost to deliver his wife from the claws of the outlaws.   Fat Punk Old Francis-Paul wanders the alleyways and memories of a special summer 40 years before when he blasted size prejudice, low expectations and self-doubt out of his way and became the big fat punk rocker of his dreams. By winning on his own terms, he proved that the only size that matters is the size of your courage. A triumph of solo-shot, punk-style D.I.Y. smartphone filmmaking, Fat Punk explores the space beyond life and death, where memories live on even though the world that contained them is long gone. With its themes of love, struggle, loss, coming of age and aging, Fat Punk is a beautiful tribute to the original era of punk, and the special past that lives on in each of us.   The water of Bebedero A trip in search of some lagoons is the starting point for a story where the fantasy and innocence of a grandfather are combined together with their grandchildren. They will embark on a fantastic journey that refers us...
Art award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Art award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Art are… Drum roll…………….   Toy Bublu was very lonely. Both of his parents went to the office. Their maidservant preferred sleeping. He saw through the window how Shibu, a street-kid , was rolling a metal-hoop along the road. Bublu requested Shibu to play with him. A friendship burgeoned between them. But did the elders admit this relationship? Hence …..   Erika’s Jewel One ordinary morning in an ordinary wood an ordinary girl got infatuated by a silent flirtation in an extraordinary world.   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 Lacson)...
Best soundtrack award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best soundtrack award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Soundtrack film are… Drum roll…………….   Rain Dance Rain dance: a weather modification ritual that attempts to invoke rain.   Dear Dylan A woman leaves her man for another, breaking up with him through a letter.   THE OTHERS Life is always changing. Events connect people together and for a while, they float along the same path. They have moments together that make awesome memories, but eventually, they part ways and move on. Either they grow apart or they die. The Others is about a once intimate group of Broadway actors who reunite after the tragic death of one of their own. Amidst reminiscing, singing and attempts to get closure for unresolved matters, they come to terms that relationships are not what they once were. The story centers around Max and his struggle to deal with his past, his present and the guilt he carries for neglecting a friend in need. Shot in Lake Arrowhead, CA; 25-page script, a cast of 7 and a crew of 5.   Otaku Fran is an OTAKU. But Fran has a problem. His unusual character, combined with his obsession with reading and drawing manga, have led him to a reclusive life as a shut-in, barring himself from society and from his cousin Carlos, his roommate.   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 discovers its power of resilience.   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the...
Best Documentary nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Best Documentary nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for best Documentary film are… Drum roll…………….   Messages from beyond – with love Don’t miss this chance to have a front row seat on an unscripted psychic reading.     A Headstone for a Home   The film tells the story of Bözödújfalu, a small Transylvanian village, that was flooded by Ceausescu in 1988 during communism, with the goal of creating a reservoir. The villagers were forced to leave their homes behind. The story is told by them, in the form of interviews. They talk about life in the village, and the experience of losing their home and getting over it. With the various recordings of the lake and its environment we present the place today, in all four seasons. The height of the film and also the ending builds around a lifelike maquette we made of the village, where the old villagers can place the houses and rebuild their long lost home. Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the...
Most controversial award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

Most controversial award nominees June 2017 iChill Manila International Film Fest

And the films nominated for most Controversial film are… Drum roll…………….   The Pleasure of Being Served ROSA, an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines is a single mother trying to save enough money to bring her young son Richard in to the U.S. She works for HUDSON, a rich, young American as a domestic worker. Part of her job is to juggle logistics between his two girlfriends LYNN, a fellow Filipina, and JEN an American who don’t know about each other and visit him on alternating weekends. Having befriended the girls, Rosa becomes morally conflicted and must soon choose between enabling Hudson with his womanizing or accept the generous pay he offers, money that she badly needs.   Fear Free roll of Toliet Paper with the viewing of this Film.   Reincarnation – Tibet or Tudor Style?   A special quick in-depth look of reincarnation. And some never before photo comparison. Is President Trump the reincarnation of Henry the 8th? The resemblance is striking. Who created these crop circles? Do you MIND me asking? A tour on crop circles from the history, formations, to an experiment. See how your mind can fly threw the fields and see a different world.   Winner to be announced soon, congrats to the...