Running on its second year FFP (Film for Peace) is a creative and experiential platform for independent motion pictures that depicts & focuses on raising awareness about the problems of minority groups & society covering sensitive issues, such as rejection, violence, mental health, poverty and social isolation.
Judges chose the films carefully upholding certain criterion for film entries that must present “its ability to open the eyes of the viewers to real life social issues” focused to present the motion picture’s goal of showcasing Peace and reforms and keep people informed about game changing to make this world a better place.”
The award giving body recognized the significance of the short advocacy film “Tombstone Pillow” that magnified the most significant social issues of our time, that is ignored by some sectors, striving towards a nobel goal supporting and reforming leaderships, and positive change.
The narrative tells the story of a 9-year old girl who gives the Philippines wealthiest widow a tour of a graveyard that thousands of poor people call home, where she discovers what real riches are.
“Tombstone Pillow” won 18 accolades with 25 nominations to boot from different International award-giving bodies across film festivals organized in New York, Cannes, Venice, Prague, DC, Chile, Manila and Japan.
Production Cast & Crew:
Executive Producer: Timeless Entertainment Inc.
Directed by: Dream Team Directors ( Daniel Lir and Bayou Bennett)
Starring: Lourdes Duque Baron, Kendra Sison De Mesa, Ian Taylor Ignacio, Akram Yesmine Lahmandi, Blake Salcedo and Cedric Escobar
Screenplay by: Fraser Kee Scott
Story by: Daniel Lir, Bayou Bennett and Fraser Scott
Director of Photography: Mycko David
Editor: Bella Jones
Music: Hagay Mizrahi
Production Design: Marielle Hizon
Team Manager: Nina Ortencio
PR/ Media Relations: Maria Urduja Osit Li
Production Team: Rorie Baron and Jong Tabtab