By Vincent Amodia & Francis Nylle Pagador (OJT-ACLC Senior High)
ORMOC HAS another rea-son to celebrate this week. “Bato Bato Pik,” a short film directed by two young Or-mocanons Adrian Sanque and Lorys Plaza won “Best Short Film” in the Sine Ka-bataan 2018 held at Makati City on August 19, 2018.
Sanque and Plaza, and their two actors Vinuz Finn and Ephraim John Castro, were high school classmates. They are now Senior High students.
The National Youth Com-mission (NYC) celebrates the 2nd year of Pista ng Pelikulang Pili-pino (PPP) and also its leg ‘Sine Kabataan 2018”. Sine Kabataan is open to all film-makers ages 15-30 years old. Entries should depict the youth’s perception on the fol-lowing issues: Health (Teenage pregnancy, HIV/Aids, Mental Health, Adolescent disability), Education (Out of school youth, Bullying, Lack of access), Security and Peace Building (Youth in con-flict with law, Youth in conflicted areas, Youth in peace building, Digital or online safety), and, Family Values (Violence against children, Abandonment, Effects of migration).