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‘Delikado’ documentary wins Sustainable Future Award at Sydney Film Festival

GMA News Online — 23.6.2022

“Delikado,” the documentary about the struggles of the brave land defenders of Palawan from illegal logging and fishing, won the Sustainable Future Award at the recently concluded Sydney Film Festival.

Director Karl Malakunas, who was accompanied by cinematographer Tom Bannigan, received the award and the cash prize of $10,000.

Malakunas, a former Agence-France Presse (AFP) journalist turned filmmaker, was based in Manila in 2011 when he got interested in digging deeper into the story of the land defenders of Palawan.

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