Another victory for Filipino indie movies! “Sabungero” (The Cockfighter), directed by Miguel Kaimo and Rozie Delgado, was given the Aloha Accolade Award for Excellence in Filmmaking in the ongoing 2010 Honolulu International Film Festival which aims to “showcase the finest independent cinema the world has to offer while helping to advance the careers of promising filmmakers by providing a platform through which their talents can be recognized.”
The movie stars Joel Torre, Ricky Davao, Nonie Buencamino, Maritoni Fernandez, Leo Martinez, Mark Gil, Edwin Nombre and Sid Lucero. Story and screenplay by Troy Bernardo and Luz Inocian. It is produced by JC and Fay Bernardo.
The citation will be handed out on April 25 during the Closing Night Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort & Spa in Honolulu.
Here is the full trailer of the movie.
video courtesy of YouTube/sabongplayer