Pepe Diokno

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  • Birth Name: Jose Lorenzo Aromin Diokno
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter
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Fast Facts

  • Made his directorial debut with Engkwentro (2009). The movie was originally supposed to be a documentary that would serve as a college thesis.
  • Engkwentro (2009) managed to receive a special citation at the Cinemalaya Film Festival.
  • The movie won him the Lion of the Future (Luigi de Laurentiis) Award and the Orizzonti Best Picture Prize at the 2009 Venice Film Festival
  • The movie also bagged the NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at the 2010 Jeonju Film Festival.
  • Received the Ani ng Dangal Award from the President of the Philippines in 2010 for Engkwentro's (2009) exceptional international performance.
  • Works as a columnist for Philippines' national broadsheet The Philippine STAR, and also acts as the editor-in-chief of the broadsheet's pop culture section Supreme.
  • Is Rock Ed Philippines' executive director.
  • Is a probationary member of the Global Shapers Community.

Awards

  • 2009, Venice Film Festival — Lion of the Future – "Luigi De Laurentiis" Venice Award for a Debut Film: Winner

Relationships

  • Carmen "Nena" Diokno — Grandmother
  • Jose W. Diokno — Grandfather

College

  • Attended University of the Philippines, Quezon, Philippines

Details

  • Birth Name: Jose Lorenzo Aromin Diokno
  • Birth Place: Manila, Philippines
  • Profession: Director, Producer, Screenwriter

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