Philippines’ ’Dear Wormwood’ wins best project at Macao film festival

Iffam Project Market also handed awards to projects from South Africa, Australia-Japan and Portugal.Dodo Dayao’s Filipino project Dear Wormwood picked up the Best Project Award, which comes with a cash prize of $15,000, at the International Film Festival & Awards Macao (Iffam) Project Market last night (December 8).The jury comprised Singaporean director-producer Eric Khoo, Berlinale Efm director Matthijs Wouter Knol and Shozo Ichiyama, head of Tokyo Filmex and producer/CEO of Kino International.Produced by Bianca Balbuena, Bradley Liew and Patti Lapus, Dear Wormwood explores how the lives of five women in the remote Philippine mountains are endangered when a

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