ABS-CBN actor Jake Cuenca bagged the Best Actor Feature Award at the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York City for his acting performance in a local independent film “Mulat.”
Jake made his acceptance speech held yesterday, October 23, at the Philippine Consulate, New York. He said:
“You express something that you really believe in. Regardless if it makes money or if people watch it.”
The film director Diane Ventura on the other hand won the Best Director—Global Feature Award.
Jake uploaded his picture together with the lady director on his Instagram account (juancarloscuenca): “Yup that just happened! To God be the glory this is my first international award and I I just won best actor… :).”
IFFM recognizes entertaining and diverse films in all genres and scope to equal the diversity of New York artists.