Bisperas – Filipino Indie Film won Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film at 24th Tokyo International Film Festival
Congratulations to Director Jeffrey Jeturian for his film “Bisperas” which garnered “Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film” at 24th Tokyo International Film Festival. I really wish this movie gets more support since I have yet to see this film on the big screen. The film is about a family who got robbed on Christmas eve. Tensions starts to develop in the family brought by robbery.
Bisperas Indie Film Trailer
MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine entry “Bisperas (Trespassers)” won the Best Asian-Middle Eastern Film Award at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival.
The complete set of winners was announced Sunday at the TIFF website.
Bisperas earlier won as the Best Film at the Cinemalaya Film Festival in Manila this year.
Directed by Jeffrey Jeturian, the film is about a family whose house is burglarized on Christmas Eve and amid the tension brought about by the burglary, the members of the family realize how treasured sentiments have been lost and relationships have evolved.
The Winds of Asia-Middle competition within the TIFF was established to assist the development of Asian cinema. The winner in this section is awarded a cash prize of US$10,000
PHOTO FROM 2011.TIFF-JP.NET
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