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In a partnership between Sorok Uni Foundation and the Intramuros Administration, together with Coreon Gate and Philippine Dreamfactory Learning Center, they launched the 5th Sorok Short Film Festival this year 2019.  Theme for this coming festival shall be a Hero's Tale.  This is in accordance to the objective of the foundation to raise awareness on various social issues through film making.  This year;s theme hopes to exhibit stories of ordinary people with extra ordinary experiences of heroism and valor.
The film festival with over 19,000 followers launched online on July 1, 2019. The foundation, in partnership with Philippine Dreamfactory Learning Center, shall also hold Film Making Workshops on August 10, 17 & 24, 2019 that will be open to all. The said workshop will be facilitated by Award-Winning Director and Writer, Gina Marissa Tagasa and will also have Award-Winning Indie Film directors as speakers, Ralston Jover and Arvin Kadiboy Belarmino.  The deadline of submission of entries is on or before September 30, 2019. Finalist screening and Awarding Ceremony shall be held on November 30, 2019. 

Sorok Uni Foundation and its partners, thru Sorok Short Film Festival, will be giving away One
Hundred Thousand Pesos (P100,000.00), Thirty Thousand Pesos (P30,000.00), Ten Thousand Pesos (P10,000.00) as cash prizes for the Major Awards. There are also minor awards such as Special Jury Prize, Viewer’s Choice Award (based on online voting), Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Sorok Uni Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization that works for the economic inclusion and emancipation of the Philippines’ forgotten neighbors, including Persons affected by Leprosy, Homeless Urban and Rural Poor and Indigenous People.

Guidelines and details of the festival and workshops may be found at their website, and Facebook page, For inquiries, you can email them at or contact them at their hotline, 02 577 5999. Kindly look for Mr. Renz or Ms. Sora.