In case you didn’t know, Nakaw was officially selected last March 3 for Festival de Cannes 2017’s Short Film Corner and will be showcased along with different short films from around the world. It will be screened from May 22-28, 2017 at the Cannes Film Festival 2017.

It tells a story of Bateng a boy who triggered a series of life-changing events when he stole an old woman’s purse. “Nakaw” is the first film collaborated by Arvin Belarmino and Noel Escondo, also Patsy Ferrer’s (Cut Print Productions) first film producing debut. The film was first screened during Instituto Cervantes’ 15th Manila Spanish Film Festival as an official selection and it has been going the rounds of different film festivals in the country.

Help Nakaw’s entry to Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner by donate any amount to or you may deposit it to Patricia Marie Ferrer’s BPI Savings bank account 3209075643

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