2009 Cinemalaya Winners

Best Film, Full-length Feature
Last Supper No. 3, directed by Veronica Velasco and Jinky Laurel

Best Film, Short Feature
Bonsai, directed by Borgy Torre III

Best Director, Full-length
GB Sampedro, Astig

Best Director, Short
Dexter Cayanes, Musa

Special Jury Award, Full-length
Colorum, directed by Jon Stefan Ballesteros
Ang Panggagahasa Kay Fe, directed by Alvin Yapan

Special Jury Award, Short
Blogog, directed by Milo Tolentino

Special Mention
Engkwentro, directed by Pepe Diokno

Best Actor
Lou Veloso, Colorum

Best Actress
Ina Feleo, Sanglaan

Best Supporting Actress
Tessie Tomas, Sanglaan

Best Supporting Actor
Arnold Reyes, Astig

Best Screenplay, Full-Length
Vic Acedillo, Nerseri

Best Screenplay, Short
Mark Philipp Espina, Behind Closed Doors

Best Production Design
Benjamin Padero, Mangatyanan

Best Cinematography
Pao Orendain, 24K

Best Original Scoring, Full-Length
Dinig Sana Kita

Best Sound, Full-length

National Council for Children's TV Award
Dinig Sana Kita, directed by Mike Sandejas

NetPac Award
Baseco Bakal Boys, directed by Ralston Jover

Audience Choice Award, Full-length
Dinig Sana Kita

Audience Choice Award, Short
Tatang, directed by Nico Hernandez

  • 24K

    Manok is a middle-class treasure hunter who’s been digging for Japanese treasure for years. He and his companions are in the final stage of their current site in the mountains of Suyo, Ilocos Sur, an area reputed as a Japanese stronghold during...
  • Ang Panggagahasa kay Fe
    Each morning, baskets of black fruits mysteriously appear by the front yard of Fe. Thinking that it was a reconciliatory gesture from her abusive husband, Dante, Fe tells him about it. This only confirms Dante's suspicions that she might be...
  • Astig
    ASTIG (Mga Batang Kalye), written by multi-awarded writer Jerry B. Gracio, produced by Noel Ferrer and directed by GB Sampedro is an episodic tale of four young men whose stories parallel and contrast with the landmarks and various images of Manila...
  • Behind Closed Doors
    BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is a story of relationships and the lies that unwittingly go with it. Butch and Sarah are a married couple whose relationship is not quite as smooth as it seems. A banana flavored condom found by Sarah will unravel the many...
  • Blogog
    A seven year old boy got more than what he bargained for when picked up a filthy yellow ball down by the creek.
  • Romy is an obese, insecure security guard. He attempts to capture the attention of his neighbor Daisy, an ambitious laundry woman, and hopes to make her fall in love with him. The film explores insecurity and the distance one is willing to go...
  • Colorum
    Two people. Simon a promising young cop working part-time as a driver of one of the many “undocumented” and ‘illegal’ FX taxis in the metro. And Pedro, a 70 year old ex-convict. An unfortunate incident forces the two together to embark on a road...
  • Dinig Sana Kita
    The film is a love story between a Deaf boy who loves to dance and a troubled rocker girl who abuses her hearing. One lives in the world of solitude and silence, the other in noise and fear. Crossing paths in a Baguio camp that mixes Deaf and...
  • Engkwentro
    Richard and Raymond are two teenage brothers. Richard is the leader of his gang, "Bagong Buwan," while Raymond is just being inducted into rival gang, "Batang Dilim." Complications at a deadly midnight engkwentro (square-off), when Raymond is given...
  • Hulagpos
    A ten year old girl named Angeli has a stern, cold and seemingly unfeeling mother---Maria. To prevent her daughter from entering a forbidden room, Maria tells her daughter that a child-eating monster resides in there. Fully believing what her mother...
  • Last Supper No. 3
    Based on a true story, Last Supper No. 3 is a humorous look at the circuitous path our legal system takes to justice. Assistant Production Designer Wilson Nañawa is tasked to look for a Last Supper to use as a prop for a TV commercial. He finds...
  • Latus
    This true to life based-story is about Vicknelyn who was raised by her father with too much punishment and Jenelza her good friend. Both are 16 years old and studied in the same school where they became friends. They differ in their economic status...


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