‘Fan Girl’ rules Metro film fest, loses to online piracy

 

Antoinette Jadaone’s “Fan Girl,” a film about an obsessed teenage girl who spent an unforgettable night with her idol, was declared winner of nine awards, including best picture, during the virtual edition of the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festival’s (MMFF) “Gabi ng Parangal” on Sunday night.

While the film won most of the awards, it was also the most affected by online piracy, Jadaone said during a media conference on Monday afternoon.

“We are talking with the producers of the nine other film fest entries, as well as the organizers of the MMFF and Upstream (the festival’s official livestreaming partner). This week, we will be very busy with the filing of criminal cases a…

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