Cinema One Originals teen actress Teri Malvar made waves in 2013 when she beat Superstar Nora Aunor in the Best Actress category during the 2013 Cine Filipino Film Festival. Three years later, the young actress is now a recipient of the 2016 Screen International Rising Star Asia award in the New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF).
The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) has also officially announced the 15 titles, which they described to be the “most cutting edge line-up yet,” to be screened from June 22-July 9. Out of the 15 promising films, three are proudly Pinoy made: Erik Mattiâ€™s religious crime dramaÂ “Honor Thy Father,” Ralston Joverâ€™s noir youth dramaÂ “Hamog,”Â (Haze), and Mario Cornejoâ€™s sensual surfing filmÂ “Apocalypse Child.”Â
It can be remembered that Malvar also won Best Actress in the 2015 Cinema One Originals awards night.Â Director Ralston Joverâ€™s â€œHamog,â€ a story on the lives of four street children who suddenly get caught in a web of consecutive and unforeseen tragedies, reaped four recognitions including Best Editing, Best Supporting Actor, Best Actress, and the coveted Jury Award.
Teri Malvar is recognized for her performances in â€œdaring roles that have expanded the range of contemporary Philippine cinema.â€ She is best known for playing promising rolesÂ in Sigrid Andrea Bernardoâ€™s â€œAng Huling Cha-Cha Ni Anita,â€ Ralston Joverâ€™s â€œHamog,â€ and Ice Idananâ€™s â€œSakaling Di Makarating.â€