Yapak won the People's Choice Award
All Ten (10) Finalist receives recognition providing trophies and a cash prize.
Meanwhile, MAGLABAY RA IN SAKIT by RKJun got the 1st Runner-Up and won also the Best Editing Award.
On the other hand, MODERN DAY HEROES received the Office of the Vice President Special Recognition Award.
Istorya ng Pag-asa (INP) started as a traveling photo gallery featuring different stories of hope by the Filipino people, Through words and portraits, the project aims to inspire, empower, and be a source of hope for all, Originally an offshoot of the annual Quezon City reading advocacy program, Araw ng Pagbasa, Araw ng Pag-asa, INP was officially adopted by the Office of the Vice President (OVP) and launched on November 27, 2016 at the Ayala Museum. Since then, INP continues to grow with support of partners and stakeholders from all over the Philippines. Currently INP has launched and opened in key cities and provinces nationwide, featuring hundreds of homegrown stories. INP Partners include socio-civic groups and local government units from Baguio City, Quezon City, Cebu City, Bacolod City, Dumaguete City, and Cagayan de Oro City; and Cavite, Camarines Norte, Albay, Camarines Sur, Capiz, Palawan, Sorsogon, Negros Occidental, Negros Oriental, Iloilo, Aklan, and Cebu Province. INP has also extended its reach to different schools and universities, such as Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, Far Eastern University, Silliman University, University of St. La Salle, College of St. Benilde, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, and University of Santo Tomas. Filipino communities abroad have also partnered with us, bringing INP to cities like New York, Vancouver, Berlin, London, and Hong Kong.
Maglabay Ra In Sakit tells the story of Khalid Hamid (RkJun), a 23-year-old Tausug rap artist who was born in Jolo, Sulu and raised in Zamboanga City. A dream that began when he was still young, he is determined to pursue a career in rap music even as he is beset by the challenges of poverty, loss and the effects of terrorism in Southern Mindanao.
MIJAN JUMALON comes from family of artists in Zamboanga City. As a visual artist, who has had numerous art exhibitions launched here and abroad, she hopes to encapsulate the life and struggles of other artists in Mindanao. Maglabay Ra ln Sakit is her first foray into creating a documentary.
shows one man's perseverance and willingness to go the distance to give children the education they deserve.
guide and inspire her to be a successful individual and artist in her own way.
ROY ROBERT RUSIANA graduated with degree in Information Technology. He is a full-time graphic designer and amateur filmmaker from Cebu.