Quezon's Game reaps harvest of awards at Canada filmfest

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Quezon's Game, a joint venture between Star Cinema and iWant, bagged twelve awards at the recent Autumn Selection of the Cinema World Fest in Canada. The historical epic recounts the inspiring story of former Philippine president Manuel L. Quezon's heroic rescue of over a thousand Jews seeking refuge from the Holocaust.


Humakot ng 12 awards sa Autumn Selection of the Cinema World Fest in Canada ang pelikulang Quezon’s Game na isang joint venture ng Star Cinema at iWant, na streaming service ng ABS-CBN.

Ang Quezon’s Game ay tungkol sa heroic rescue ni former Philippine president Manuel L. Quezon sa higit isang libong Jewish people seeking refuge from the Holocaust.

Dinirek ni Matthew E. Rosen ang Quezon’s Game, at ang bumubuo ng cast nito ay sina Raymond Bagatsing, Rachel Alejandro, Kate Alejandrino, Billy Ray Gallion, David Bianco, Jennifer Blair-Bianco, Tony Ahn and James Paoleli.

Natanggap ng Quezon’s Game ang Award of Merit for Drama at Award of Recognition for Directing for Rosen.

Sina Bagatsing at Alejandro ay nagawaran ng Award of Excellence for Actor and Actress.

Award of Excellence for Supporting Actor naman ang ibinigay kay Gallion.

Napanalunan din ng pelikula ang Award of Excellence for Lighting, Original Score, Produced Screenplay, Set Design, Sound Design, Costume Design and Color Treatment.

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Pagkatapos ng tagumpay ng Quezon’s Game sa Autumn Selection, makikipag-compete ito muli sa ibang quarterly winners.

Pipiliin ng Cinema World Fest ang favorite films from the year at magkakaroon sila ng screening sa isang gala event at the Heron Amphitheatre in Ottawa, Canada ngayong 2019.

The audience will choose their favorite and a prestigious CWFA Trophy will be awarded.

The Cinema World Festival is based in Canada and runs in four quarterly online competitions: Winter Selection (December–February), Spring Selection (March–May), Summer Selection (June–August), and Autumn Selection (September–November).

Magkakaroon ng Philippine premiere ang Quezon’s Game sa ilang sinehan this year at magiging available ito on iWant pagkatapos ng theater run nito.


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