2 Joel Lamangan films compete in Madrid

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Two Filipino films scored nominations at the Madrid International Film Festival 2016.

Joel Lamangan’s “Sekyu” is in the running in three categories: best director of a foreign language feature (for Lamangan), best story (Ricky Lee) and best sound design (Albert Michael Idioma).

The drama film topbills Allen Dizon as the titular character.

Lamangan’s “Tomodachi” was likewise nominated in three categories:  best foreign language feature film, best original screenplay of a foreign language film (Eric Ramos) and best original score (Emerzon Quintillan Texon and Jacky Woo). The period film features Woo and Bela Padilla in lead roles.

The fest will be held in Spain, from July 2 to 9. Bayani San Diego Jr. Inquirer.net