Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Director Of Award-Winning Film ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ Bags Award At London Film Fest

Director Of Award-Winning Film ‘Kun Maupay Man It Panahon’ Bags Award At London Film Fest

Spotlight

How do you feel about this story?

Like
Love
Haha
Wow
Sad
Angry

Director Carlo Francisco Manatad of “Kun Maupay Man It Panahon” won the award for Best Director at the 2021 London East Asia Film festival on November 1.

Manatad, a prolific Filipino filmmaker and editor, bagged the award for directing his debut film “Kun Maupay Man It Panahon” (Whether the Weather Is Fine) which story is about a mother and her son struggle for surviving during and after the hit of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in November 2013.

Starring Charo Santos-Concio as mother Norma, Daniel Padilla as Miguel, and MNL48 Francinne Rifol as Andrea.

https://www.facebook.com/theweatherfilm/videos/195131912668477/

The London East Asia Film Festival announced the winner on their official Twitter account last November 1.

“The BEST DIRECTOR award goes to CARLO FRANCISCO MANATAD for a remarkable, personal and extraordinary debut feature ‘WHETHER THE WEATHER IS FINE,” LEAFF wrote.

Moreover, London East Asia Film stated that “Kun Maupay Man It Panahon” is the most impressive film among the entries. Therefore, they commend Manatad as an extraordinary director who accomplished his debut feature.

Earlier this year, the film wins a special award “Youth Jury Prize” at the 74th Locarno Film Festival (LFF) in Switzerland.

Based on the Twitter post of “Kun Maupay Man It Panahon” the film will also compete in the upcoming Singapore International Film Festival this November 26.

Manatad is also known for his work on “Fatima Marie Torres and the Invasion of Space Shuttle Pinas 25” and “Ordinary People”.

Watch Kun Maupay Man It Panahon Trailer here:

Source: https://www.leaff.org.uk/

Latest News

Spotlight

The Talk

More Stories

Every Man Who Has Loved “Emily In Paris”

Before the newest season of Emily in Paris airs, let's look back at the gorgeous men that she almost dated.

Shopee And The Department Of Trade And Industry Partners For The 3rd ASEAN Online Sale

For the 55th Anniversary of the ASEAN, Shopee decided to showcase different local and regional products on their app.

Legarda Bats For The Promotion Of PH Handloom Weaving Industry

Senator Loren Legarda eyes the promotion of the country's weaving industry as she filed a senate bill to empower weavers and develop the local textile industry.

‘Batil-Patong’ Gets Hype In Tuguegarao’s Pancit Festival

The local dish of noodles topped with poached eggs, sautéd meat, and vegetables was popularized in Tuguegarao and is now also known in other parts of the country.

Community Spirit On Full Display In ‘Brigada Eskwela’

The Department of Education, as they launch the Brigada Eskwela, underscores the importance of cooperation between the academe and the community.

Entertainment

Travel

Motoring