Davao director triumphs in France film festival

Jul. 15, 2007

Sherad Anthony Sanchez, a young filmmaker from Davao City, has won the “First Film” award at the 18th Festival International du Documentaire de Marseille in France for his film Huling Balyan ng Buhi: O Ang Sinalirap Nga Asoy Nila. Another Filipino, Raya Martin, won a “special mention” for the film Autohystoria. Only 21, Sanchez has won other accolades for his first film.

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