by Mark Tristan J. Quimque
Winners in the Peace in Mindanao for Reel: 3rd Short Film Festival were revealed during the Awards Night on December 1 at the Institute Mini-Theatre. A total of 7 peace music videos and 8 short films competed in the said contest.
The awards night was graced by Director Lourdes Chang of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process and attended by parents, students and other partners from the civil society organization.
Along with the films and music videos, 15 paintings were also awarded and exhibited.
The Awarding Ceremony served as the culmination of a series of events in celebration of the Mindanao Week of Peace.
Here are the winners:
MUSIC VIDEO Competition
- Best Song – Hakarayawan
- People’s Choice Award – Hakarayawan
- Best Music Video (Second Runner-up) – Voice of Peace
- Best Music Video (First Runner-up) – Bolos Ka Kalilintad
- Best Music Video (CHAMPION) – Hakarayawan
SHORT FILM Competition
- Best Story – Salimot
- People’s Choice Award – Sangil
- Best Short Film (Second Runner-up) – Mga Talan-awon sa Dyip ni Abdul
- Best Short Film (First Runner-up) – Sangil
- Best Short Film (CHAMPION) – Salimot