October 03, 2017

Birdshot is PH’s bet for 2018 Oscars ‘Foreign Language Film’ Category

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  • Birdshot by director Mikhail Red is now making waves as it becomes PH’s entry to the prestigious 2018 Academy Awards in the foreign language film category.

    /IMAGE Birdshot’s Facebook page

    The film tells the story of “a young farm girl who wanders off into a forest reserve in the Philippines. Deep within the reservation, she mistakenly shoots and kills a critically endangered and protected Philippine eagle. As the local authorities begin a manhunt to track down the poacher of a national bird, their investigation leads them to an even more horrific discovery,” as described on Birdshot’s Facebook page.

    /IMAGE Birdshot’s Facebook page

    The film was selected by a committee of the Film Academy of the Philippines. Birdshot also previously won the Best Picture award at the Asian Future Competition 29th Tokyo International Film Festival.

    Source: interaksyon.com, Birdshot’s Facebook page

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