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DGPI gives statement regarding Honor Thy Father’s disqualification

The Directors’ Guild of the Philippines, Inc. says the disqualification of Honor Thy Father in the Best Picture category is a dishonor to the industry.

BY JOAN LEARY

FRESH SCOOPS

12/27/2015 10:43 PM
DGPI gives statement regarding Honor Thy Father’s disqualification


122715-honorthyfather_PUSH.jpgAfter the director of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) film entry “Honor Thy Father” Erik Matti announced yesterday, December 26 that the MMFF committee disqualified their film in the Best Picture category, Mr. Ronald “Dondon” Monteverde issued a statement clarifying that they complied with their rules.


Reality Entertainment was supported by the Directors’ Guild of the Philippines, Inc. (DGPI). Mike Sandejas, president of DGPI issued a statement regarding the issue on their Facebook page. They questioned the MMFF committee on why they disqualified the film in the category the day before the awards night and also described the incident as a “dishonor to our industry.”

Below is the full statement of DGPI.


DGPI STATEMENT TO MMFF 2015: A DISHONOR TO OUR INDUSTRY

Posted by Directors' Guild of the Philippines, Inc. - DGPI on Sunday, 27 December 2015