Here's some PROOF that the Mindanao Film Festival was a success unlike what OTHERS have said. It was held at The Venue last December 21, 2008.
Trophies up for grabs for the filmmakers. Despite working without funds, we were able to come up with decent trophies and a reasonable cash prize for the Best Film. (My team received 7 of those back then.)
The Father of Independent Filmmaking in the Philippines - Kidlat Tahimik showing his Bamboo Camera as a Special Award for the filmmaker/s who found their "Sariling Duwende".