Best Actress | Sinulog Short Film Festival 2016 | Photo from D's phone/IG
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My sister D got the Best Actress award during the Sinulog Short Film Festival in Cebu for the short film Lunchbox. She plays an OFW in the film. I was told they shot half of the film in Japan. We are super proud of her! She is extremely hardworking and loves her job. She totally deserves this recognition!
Finally, Cebu, our hometown, has acknowledged her talent which makes this award even more special.
I am truly grateful to her directors and producers who all believe in what she can do. Grateful, too, that she has a loving group of friends who've been her constant cheerleaders. And, I will always be grateful to Niza and CDN because they've been there for D since the beginning and at a time when she needed support the most.
I know that this is just the beginning of more good things to come.
Keep soaring, D!
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In 2013, my Mom won the Best Supporting Actress award from the same film fest. It still amazes me how far these two women have gone from that obscure little house we once lived in a depressed area in San Nicholas.