Judy Ann Santos won the Best Actress Award at the 41st Cairo International Film Festival held on Friday, November 29. The film also won the Best Artistic contribution award. Actor Allen Dizon accepted the award on behalf of Judy Ann Santos and Brillante Mendoza
The prize for best actress went to Filipina film and TV star and social media queen Judy Ann Santos for her unglamorous role as the anguished mother of a sick child in the film “Mindanao,” the latest from prolific Filipino director Brillante Mendoza. “Mindanao” also scored the prize for best artistic contribution.