QCinema 2017 Winners: The awards night for the QCinema International Film Festival 2017 was held on Ocotber 26, 2017 at the Novotel Hotel in Araneta Center. Winner of this year’s competition include Khavn for Balangiga: Howling Wilderness, which also won Best Film of QCinema 2017.

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Here is the full list of QCinema 2017 winners:

Circle Competition Best Film:
BALANGIGA: HOWLING WILDERNESS by Khavn

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Circle Competition NETPAC Jury Prize:
DAPOL TAN PAYAWAR NA TAYUG 1931 by Christopher Gozum

QC Shorts Best Film:
BABYLON by Keith Deligero

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QC Shorts NETPAC Jury Prize:
GIKAN SA NGITNGIT NGA KINAILADMAN by Kiri Dalena

Asian Next Wave Best Film:
MARLINA THE MURDERER IN FOUR ACTS by Mouly Surya

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Asian Next Wave NETPAC Jury Prize: 
SNOW WOMAN by Kiki Sugino

RainbowQC Best Film: 
CLOSE KNIT by Naoko Ogigami

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RainbowQC NETPAC Jury Prize:
BEACH RATS by Eliza Hittman

Best Director:
Khavn for BALANGIGA: Howling Wilderness

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Best Actor:
Justine Samson for BALANGIGA: Howling Wilderness

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Best Actress:
Jally Nae Gilbaliga for The Chanters

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Best Screenplay:
Andrian Legaspi and John Bedia for The Chanters

Best Supporting Actor:
Pio Del Rio for BALANGIGA: Howling Wilderness

Best Supporting Actress:
Sheenly Gener for Dormitoryo (Mga Walang Katapusang Kwarto)

Artistic Recognition for Cinematography:
Myko David for NEOMANILA

Gender Sensitivity Award: 
DORMITORYO (MGA WALANG KATAPUSANG KWARTO) by Emerson Reyes

Circle Audience Choice Award:
NEOMANILA

QC Shorts Audience Choice Award:
KUN’ DI MAN

The QCinema International Film Festival 2017 runs until October 28, 2017. The festival opened with the advanced Philippine of Loving Vincent, and will close with the digital comeback of Mike de Leon’s “Batch 81”.

For the full list of QCinema 2017 entries and schedules, click here.

About QCinema 2017

Since its start in 2013, the QCinema International Film Festival has contributed to the country’s burgeoning film scene with its original feature-length and short movies. It is a one-of-a-kind film festival that appropriates up to Php 1 Million worth of production grants to select filmmakers and allows them to retain ownership of their movie rights.

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