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PRESS : YEAR 2011



ILOILO – After a triple win at the prestigious Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature this year, Ilonggo author Peter Solis Nery will hold the world premiere of his 42-minute film, “Dumangas 2010” at the Dumangas Covered Gym, Dumangas Plaza today at 7 p.m.

A one-man production, the film stars Manila-based Jeffrey Dolotina, Dumangas locals Liezel Rose Demagajes and Rigor Decolongon, and Randolph Graydon.

“(B)efore indie filmmaker Brillante Mendoza’s Cannes honors,...



Multi-awarded and multi-talented Ilonggo artist Peter Solis Nery keeps his fans guessing what he will be doing next. After a historic triple win at the prestigious Palanca Awards in September, he concludes October with the world premiere of his 42-minute film, “Dumangas 2010” at the Dumangas Covered Gym, Dumangas Plaza on Saturday, October 29, at 7 p.m.

Nery, who is best known for his Palanca-winning Hiligaynon stories and English plays, and his six-year plus foray in Ilonggo newspaper,...



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First, the 5-minute “Dabadaba,” a short film by multi-awarded and multi-talented Ilonggo artist Peter Solis Nery that became viral on YouTube in October last year.

Now, exactly a year later, the 42-minute version “Dumangas 2010” is premiering at the Dumangas Covered Gym, Dumangas Plaza on Saturday, October 29 at 7 p.m.

What took so long?

“Life!” Nery quips. In addition to being an independent filmmaker, Nery is an orthopedic...



A CALIFORNIA-based Filipino orthopedic nurse emerged as the big winner at this year’s Palanca Awards, garnering three prizes in different categories in rites held at the Manila Peninsula Hotel in Makati City (Metro Manila) on Thursday night.

The thrice-blessed winner, 42-year-old Peter Solis Nery—who came to the ceremony wearing a fedora and all-white suit—clinched first prize for his Hiligaynon short story Donato Bugtot.

He also earned second prize in two other categories:...



MANILA – Ilonggo author and Panay News writer Peter Solis Nery won three awards in this year’s Carlos Palanca Awards for Literature.

His winning entries include first prize for Hiligaynon short story (“Donato Bugtot”), second prize for full-length play in English (“If the Shoe Fits: Or, The Five Men Imelda Marcos Meets in Heaven”), and second prize for poetry written for children in English (“The Shape of Happiness and Other Poems”).

“I am glad to know that I am...