The film about heroic Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon’ and 90-yearold actor Eddie Garcia bring home gold awards. Credits to Noel Ferrer and ABS CBN Film Productions.

Eddie Garcia and Quezon’s Game won the Gold Remi at the 2019 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival.

Veteran actor Eddie Garcia won the Gold Remi Best Actor for Rainbow’s Sunset. Garcia essayed the role of an old man who decides to be outed as gay to care for his sick lover.

ABS-CBN Film Productions’ Quezon’s Game won two Gold Remis and a Special Jury award. The film tells the story of President Manuel L. Quezon’s brave and heroic efforts to provide shelter fkr Holocaust refugees.

Two independent films from the Philippines also received the Gold Remi.

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Here are the Filipino Remi Winners from the 52nd Annual WorldFest Houston:

  • JUDGEMENT
    Gold Remi Dramatic – Original
    Raymund Ribay Gutierrez, Center Stage Productions, Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines
  • SCHOOL SERVICE
    Gold Remi Foreign
    FerdinandLapuz
    Philippines
  • QUEZON’S GAME
    Special Jury Award First Feature
    Lorena Rosen
    Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • QUEZON’S GAME
    Gold Remi Best Art Direction
    Matthew Rosen &Maria Rowella Talusig
    Makati City , Metro Manila, Philippines
  • QUEZON’S GAME
    Gold Remi Best Director
    Matthew Rosen
    Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • RAINBOW’S SUNSET’S EDDIE GARCIA
    Gold Remi Best Actor

SEE: Quezon’s Game bags film awards in Canada tilt

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