Award of Merit – “Jameson” (Philippines)

Title: Jameson
Runtime: 23 min
Country: USA
Director: Kurt Steven Soberano
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March 31, 2019

Synopsis: In the 1940’s, Chinese national Yu Kim Cheong fled to the Philippines because of the hardships in communist china. This inspiring true story is set in downtown Bacolod City, Negros Occidental as Mr. Yu finds work as a clothier, and soon proud owner of a small corporation that provides retail clothing or ready-to-wear merchandise. As the city grows in time, Mr. Yu together with his children will see how change and the development of the community can affect the family business.