• Judy Ann Santos Mindanao

    Mindanao, Judy Ann Santos is a Muslim Mom in MMFF 2019 Entry

    Judy Ann Santos plays a Muslim woman in Mindanao, one of the eight official entries to the 2019 MMFF. Brillante Mendoza, the only Filipino filmmaker who won Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, directed the movie. Mindanao is the first film with animation directed by Mendoza. The script is written by Honee Alipio with Armando Lao as the creative consultant. Mindanao Story and Cast At the House of Hope, Saima retells Aisa the epic tale of warrior brothers. Rajah and Sulayman were fighting against the dragons Ginto and Pula, a story that mirrors the painful life in Mindanao. Allen Dizon plays Saima’s husband Malang Datupalo, a combat medic who…