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Copyright © 2014 Prinsesafilm

Prinsesa

A father is confronted by his buddies when his young son daydreams of becoming the princess in a traditional dance of the Philippines.

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An all-volunteer short film and book project inspired by the Singkil dance of the Philippines. Featuring stunning artwork, visual effects, and an all-original music score based on traditional kulintang instruments.
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Copyright

Copyright © 2014 Prinsesafilm

Awards and nominations

Outstanding Writing
1 Mar | United States
Outstanding Art Direction
1 Mar | United States
Member's Award
1 Mar | United States
Best Special/Visual Effects
1 Mar | United States
Castell Award
17 Jun | Spain
Festival Favorite
18 Sep – 21 Sep | United States

Previous screenings

2014
Scary Cow Film Festival | 2014
1 Mar | San Francisco, United States
Member's Award
Best Special/Visual Effects
Outstanding Writing
Outstanding Art Direction
21 May – 25 May | Mumbai, India
22 May – 27 May | Mauna Lani Resort, United States
Barcelona Film Festival | 2014
17 Jun | Barcelona, Spain
Castell Award
19 Jun – 29 Jun | San Francisco, United States
14 Aug – 24 Aug | Vancouver, Canada
4 Sep – 13 Sep | Toronto, Canada
18 Sep – 21 Sep | Palm Springs, United States
Festival Favorite
Maui Pride | 2014
2 Oct – 5 Oct | Maui, United States
3 Oct – 11 Oct | Tampa, United States
13 Nov – 25 Nov | Columbus, United States
14 Nov – 16 Nov | Yangon, Myanmar
2015
19 Mar – 30 Mar | Melbourne, Australia
7 May – 10 May | Paris, France
1 Jun – 26 Jun | Mexico City, Mexico
14 Aug – 22 Aug | Durham, United States
Cebu International Film Festival | 2015
15 Aug – 21 Aug | Cebu City, Philippines
11 Sep – 20 Sep | Jakarta, Indonesia
Equality Festival
10 Nov – 16 Nov | Kiev, Ukraine
2016
Diwa Filipino Film Showcase | 2016
4 Jun – 6 Jun | Seattle, United States

Latest press reviews/articles

REVIEW
Voice of America: "Prinsesa" Director, Drew Stephens
22 Jun 2014 | Ray Kuegell | Voice of America: Daybreak Asia
REVIEW
An interview with "Prinsesa" filmmaker, Drew Stephens
6 Feb 2014 | Mikee dela Cruz | Outrage Magazine (Philippines)
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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 29 Jun 2014