Mike Sandejas’ “Dinig Sana Kita,” featuring his daughter Zoe and deaf performer Rome Mallari became the second top grossing film behind Dennis Trillo’s “Astig”.
The movie, about a deaf boy who loves to dance and a troubled rocker girl who abuses her hearing, sold a total of 2,080 tickets, amounting to P125,480 as against 2,512 amounting to P137,890 of this year’s top grosser. Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, released on Friday the unofficial results by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) sales and accounts division.
Incidentally, “Dinig Sana Kita” won three awards. These are the “National Council for Children’s Television Award”, “Audience Choice (Full Length)” and “Best Musical Score”.
The awarding ceremonies of Cinemalaya Cinco took take place earlier tonight, July 26, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This marked the end of the 10-day film festival that kicked off last July 17, 2009.
View the complete list of winners here.
To Mike and Zoe together with Romalito, mabuhay po kayo! Salamat at itinaguyod ninyo ang kapakanan ng mga taong may kapansanan sa pandinig!