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The Filipino Film Critics

who confer the Gawad Urian awards on the best films in the Philippines


Best Picture: Babae at Baril

Best Director: Rae Red, Babae at Baril

Best Actress

Janine Gutierrez, Babae at Baril

Best Actor

Elijah Canlas, Kalel, 15

See complete list of the 43rd Gawad Urian winners and nominees.

Film criticism, of course, thrives only when people become audiences free to choose the films they want to watch; filmmakers have the liberty to move around, introspect, examine and make sense of the world gone mad or beautiful; and critics can go to town literally to guide audiences through feature films, short films, documentaries or any other forms beyond classification. — Tito Genova Valiente (Reeling, Business Mirror)

see Valiente on Critical Survival: Gawad Urian

The 42nd Gawad Urian

The 42nd Gawad Urian was held on June 18, 2019 at the Cine Adarna, UP Film Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. See list of winners.


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