— by Rikka Villarez: Comedic drama Tokwifi directed by Carla Pulido Ocampo bagged two titles in the awarding ceremony of 16th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival last week.

The film won Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award and Best Short Feature Film for its “magical but very convincing depiction of how women are boxed into stereotypes by television and how cultural communities are reduced into backward primitivism by the media.” […]

Image courtesy of Cinemalaya