Jasmine Curtis-Smith voices support for LGBT community in Best Actress speech
She played a lesbian in the film, Baka Bukas.
(SPOT.ph) Jasmine Curtis-Smith won the Best Actress trophy at the 2016 Cinema One Originals Festival awards night held on Sunday, November 20, for her role in the movie Baka Bukas.
ABS-CBN News reports that Curtis-Smith, who played a lesbian in love with her best friend in the movie, dedicated her victory to the LGBT community. "Mabuhay ang LGBT community!" Curtis-Smith shouted during her victory speech. She also said, "We have a voice. I am with you guys whether I am LGBT or not. I stand with you guys and I will be with you all the way."
Here is the full list of winners:
2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
Special Jury Prize
Si Magdalola at ang Mga Gago
People Power Bombshell: Diary of Vietnam Rose
Forbidden Memory by Teng Mangansakan
Keith Deligero, Lily
Rocky Salumbides, Lily
Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Baka Bukas
Best Supporting Actor
Jameson Blake, 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten
Best Supporting Actress
Natileigh Sitoy, Lily
Best Short Film
JP Habac's Maria
Best C1 Minute Top Student Film
Nino Justin Tecson's No Seguir
Jose Abdel Langit, Malinak Ya Labi
Carlos Mauricio, 2 Cool To Be 4gotten
Best Production Design
Michael Espanol, Tisay
Francis De Veyra, Tisay
Andrew Millalos, Baka Bukas
Champion Bughaw Award
People's Choice Award
The festival is happening until November 22 at selected cinemas in Trinoma, Glorietta, Gateway, and Greenhills. Tickets are priced at P200 for non-students, so go catch a film while you still can!