Napanalunan ng “Guerrero Dos: Tuloy ang Laban (The Fight Continues)” ng EBC Films, ang Award of Excellence for Best Feature film sa SoCal Film awards sa Estados Unidos ngayong taon.
Ito ang unang panalo ng pelikula sa isang foreign filmfest. Ang “Guerrero Dos” din ang naging official entry ng Pilipinas para sa Foreign Language Film sa 78th Golden Globe Awards, at napasama sa official selection level sa 2020 Montreal Independent Film Festival noong Disyembre ng nakalipas na taon.
Ang SoCal Film award of excellence ay inanunsyo noong March 15.
Ayon sa website ng filmfest . . . “The SoCal Film Awards has celebrated, honored, and shared the talents of independent filmmakers, up-and-coming screenwriters, and creative minds since 2005.”
Dati itong kilala bilang SoCal Independent Film Festival.
Ayon pa sa website . . . “We’ve taken that history and that legacy and re-branded as the SoCal Film Awards with a global audience of filmmakers, entrants and attendees. The Awards of Excellence is awarded to top notch creative minds for their grand accomplishments in any category.”
Ayon sa film director na si Carlo Ortega Cuevas . . . “This is amazing and an honor to be recognized outside the Philippines. This is great, I owe this to our Almighty God and the hardworking Team at EBC Films.
Sinabi naman ng film editor na si Gabrielle Castro . . . “We were also surprised that ‘Guerrero Dos Tuloy Ang Laban’ suddenly had an award from SoCal Film Awards, and we all know that SFA features the best of the best movies out there, so we are very thankful, especially to our Lord God.”
Nakasaad pa sa website ng SoCal Film Awards na nagsimula noong 2005 . . . “To celebrate independent filmmaking with theatrical screenings and workshops, guests and much more. We broke ground with new media events and screenings as well. We are currently an online awards event without screenings.
Ayon sa site, filmfreeway.com . . . “An award from the SoCal Film Awards has meaning. It is a celebration of arts and independence and is reviewed and selected by professionals within the industry.”