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Top 15 News Items of 2015

2015 has been another colorful year for the Philippines. From scandals, security threats, land and sea disputes, police encounters and traffic nightmares to pride and honors, and victorious celebrations, the country was marked by interesting and shocking stories this year. And as 2015 nears its end, Nite Writer will look back on the hottest and most talked…

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Erik Matti blasts MMFF 2015 organizers

MMFF 2015’s Best Director Erik Matti snubbed the awards night Sunday and instead sent a representative to accept his award. Matti’s no show was taken as his protest action regarding MMFF’s disqualification of his film Honor Thy Father in the Best Picture category. Read: MMFF disqualifies Honor Thy Father in the Best Picture category Shiel…

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MMFF 2015 Full List of Winners

Amidst controversies, the Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 Awards night pushed through Sunday night. MMFF was heavily criticized in social media for their decision to disqualify Honor Thy Father for the Best Picture category a day before the awards night. But the issues didn’t seem to affect the festival as they stand by their decision…