LOOK: Hip-Hop Drama "Respeto" Bags Best Film Award At Cinemalaya 2017!

LOOK: Hip-Hop Drama "Respeto" Bags Best Film Award At Cinemalaya 2017!

Karen Jane Ng

Posted at August 14, 2017

Hip-hop drama Respeto was the big winner of this year's Cinemalaya 2017 festival! It successfully bagged 7 trophies including Best Film award.

Starring Pinoy rappers Abra and Loonie, the film tells the story of an amateur hiphop artist and veteran poet who write together to heal the wounds of the past.


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The Voice Kids alum Noel Comia Jr., meanwhile, won the Best Actor award for his first and official entry, Kiko Boksingero! The young singer-actor plays the role of Kiko who goes through the hardships of life after losing his mother. Fellow star Yayo Aguila, meanwhile, took home the Best Supporting Actress title.

Here are the rest of the winners:

Special Jury Prize, full-length: Baconaua

Netpac Jury Prize, full-length: Respeto

Best Film, full-length: Respeto

Best Director, full-length feature: Joseph Isreal Laban, Baconaua

Best Actress, full-length: Angel Bayani, Bagahe

Best Supporting Actor, full-length: Dido de la Paz, Respeto

Best Supporting Actress, full-length: Yayo AguilaKiko Boksingero

Audience choice, short feature: Nakauwi Na

Audience choice, full-length feature: Respeto

Best Sound, full-length feature: Corinne San Juan, Respeto

Best Original Music Score, full-length: Pepe Manikan, Kiko Boksingero

Best Editing, full-length feature: Lawrence Ang, Respeto

Best Production Design, full-length feature: Marxie Maolen Fadul, Nabubulok

Best Cinematography, full-length feature: TM Malones, Baconaua and Ike Villanueva, Respeto

Best Screenplay, full-length feature: Zig Dulay, Bagahe

Best Screenplay, short feature: Duwi Monteagudo, Bawod

Special Jury Prize, short feature: Fatima Marie Torres and the Invasion of Space Shuttle Pinas 25

Netpac Jury Prize, short feature: Aliens Ata

Best Director, short feature: E del Mundo, Manong ng Pa-aling

Best Short Feature Film: Hilom

A huge congratulations to all who made it!

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