Letters of Solitude has won the NETPAC Award at 07th Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival , Indonesia , 2012, 1-5 December

Aditya Saturday February 16, 2013

Letters of Solitude (Cartas de le Soledad) (Philippines/2012/105 mts/ Colour directed by Teng Gutierrez Mangansakan II (Philippines)

NETPAC Jury : Zhang Wenjie    (Singapore)  Chairperson Farah Wardani   (Indonesia)  Daniel Rudi Haryanto (Indonesia)

Citation : For its thought-provoking and ambitious inquiry into the colonial past of Maguindanao and the director's personal history through an allegorical tale of physical and psychological imprisonment. 

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