29.11.06

Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros nominated in Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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Nominations for the 2007 Film Independent's Spirit Awards were announced this morning, including nominations for Best Feature, which are American Gun; The Dead Girl; Half Nelson; Little Miss Sunshine; and Pan's Labyrinth.

Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives, TransAmerica) and Don Cheadle (Crash) served as nomination presenters.

The 2007 Spirit Awards ceremony airs live on February 24, Sarah Silverman will serve as Master of Ceremonies for a second time.

And a proud achievement for Philippine Indie film makers:

BEST FOREIGN FILM (Award given to the director)

12:08 East of Bucharest Director: Corneliu Porumboiu
(Romania)

The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros Director: Auraeus Solito
(Philippines)


Chronicle of an Escape Director: Israel Adrian Caetano
(Argentina)

Days of Glory Director: Rachid Bouchareb
(France/Morocco/Algeria/Belgium)

The Lives of Others Director: Florian Henckel von
(Germany) Donnersmarck


Film Independent's Spirit Awards is a celebration honoring films made by filmmakers who embody independence and who dare to challenge the status quo. Televised in millions of homes and covered internationally by the press, the Spirit Awards has become the vanguard event in independent film, recognizing the achievements of independent filmmakers and promoting independent film to a wider audience.

Last year's Spirit Award winners included Brokeback Mountain, Capote, Crash, Transamerica, and Junebug.

Complete List Of Nominees

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