Monday, December 30, 2019

FEU Student Film “Grasya” Competes in Tunisia

Wazzup Pilipinas!

A short film, which is about a political family trying to make use of their household help’s pregnancy to bolster the patriarch’s campaign, will compete in the WOW International Film Festival at the Maison De Culture Ibn Zaydoun in Tunisia from March 2 to 8, 2020.

“Grasya,” a film directed by recent Far Eastern University Communication graduate Audrey Vicencio, has been officially selected out of 3,150 films from 119 countries that the film festival has received.

In the film, which was produced as a requirement for their Cinema Production or CNM2 class, the family matriarch (Tanie Lambohon Capiral) finds out that their housekeeper (Hannah Pelobello) is pregnant. The latter claims that she is pregnant with God's child. The family plans to use her as part of their election campaign amid the protest of their eldest son (AJ Sison). Pelobello and Sison are both members of the FEU Theater Guild. The late Anjo Padilla played the role of the patriarch in one of his last films.

“The whole experience was an experiment. The story itself was far from ordinary. It challenged me in terms of how I will show the story in a way that ‘this’ can happen or ‘what if’ it is happening,” Vicencio, who also served as Chief Photographer of the school’s official student publication FEU Advocate, shared.

“To add a concept that the household is a metaphor of the government here in the Philippines pushed me to dig deeper in their characterization and to show it as realistic as possible,” the filmmaker added.

Vicencio collaborated with her CNM2 classmates, director of photography, editor, storyboard artist and colorist Andrew Kyle Aquino, producer and production manager Shaina Xena Legaspi, writer and assistant director Patricia Rigodon, assistant camerawoman Ramri Rivota, production designers Maurich Macatangay, Donita Borre, Melbrick Renz Morillo, Valerie Ann Manalo and Diospyrus Levi Barros, casting directors Yvonne Baltazar and Barros, and script continuity supervisor Angelica Altera.

Festival director Elmahdi Souissi revealed that the organizers want “to project films around the theme of women” to honor them through the event.

Apart from being an opportunity to meet filmmakers and producers from different nationalities, the event also aims to promote art and cultural tourism to build a way for the future film collaborations.

The film festival will award the Best Feature Film, Best Short Fiction Film, Best Direction for Fiction Film, Best Documentary, Best Animation and other prizes.

“Grasya” also competed at the Josiah Media Festival in San Antonio, Texas, USA last October 17, Africa International Film Festival in Lagos, Nigeria last November 10, and The Lift-Off Sessions in Pinewood Studios last December 8.

About "" is the fastest growing and most awarded blog and social media community that has transcended beyond online media. It has successfully collaborated with all forms of media namely print, radio and television making it the most diverse multimedia organization. The numerous collaborations with hundreds of brands and organizations as online media partner and brand ambassador makes a truly successful advocate of everything about the Philippines, and even more since its support extends further to even international organizations including startups and SMEs that have made our country their second home.


  1. Donita Borre, Melbrick Renz Morillo, Valerie Ann Manalo and Diospyrus Levi Barros, casting directors Yvonne Baltazar and Barros, and script continuity supervisor Angelica Altera.

  2. We ensure all our writers have Masters and PhD degrees from institutions of good reputation,cheap assignment writing service plus they have hands on experience in their specialized field.

  3. The Gmail PVA Accounts have the following qualities and features:
    • The IDs are Unique
    • They are verified through different USA number
    • All are created on different IP addresses
    • The accounts are USA verified
    • The accounts have a distinctive name with a password.
    Buy Gmail Accounts

  4. Ahh that is great thank you ! Good for special needs too ! io games


Ang Pambansang Blog ng Pilipinas Wazzup Pilipinas and the Umalohokans. Ang Pambansang Blog ng Pilipinas celebrating 10th year of online presence
Copyright © 2013 Wazzup Pilipinas News and Events
Design by FBTemplates | BTT