ICYMI: You Can Now Stream John Denver Trending for Free
Catch the 2019 Cinemalaya best film online!
(SPOT.ph) A young boy, a cellphone, a video, the Internet, and vicious classmates accompanied by adults full of ambigious intentions—John Denver Trending asks what happens when all this comes together in a small town in Pandan, Antique. If you'd like to know the whole story, you can stream the award-winning 2019 Cinemalaya entry on iWant for free! Just note that you have to sign up for an account.
The film follows the life of 14-year-old farmboy John Denver (Jansen Magpusao) as his life is turned upside down after a video of him beating up a classmate goes viral online after being accused of stealing a classmate's iPad. His mother, played by Meryll Soriano, is the only one on John Denver's side and they work to clear his name. "We begin to witness the dangers of social media, particularly to the vulnerable Filipino millennials," said director Arden Rod Condez of his directorial debut.
The film won multiple awards in the 2019 Cinemalaya fest, including Best Film, Best Cinematography, Best Original Musical Score, and Best Editing. Magpusao also won Best Actor for his work in the film.
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