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BRILLANTE "DANTE" MENDOZA (born 30 July 1960) is a Filipino independent film director. He was born and raised in San Fernando, Pampanga . He took advertising arts of the then College of Architecture and fine arts at the University of Santo Tomas
University of Santo Tomas
. Mendoza won Best Director at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival for his film Kinatay
Kinatay
.

He has directed sixteen films since 2005. He won the award for Best Director for his film Kinatay
Kinatay
at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival . His 2009 film Lola won the award for Best Film at the 6th Dubai International Film Festival . His 2012 film Captive was shown in competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival
62nd Berlin International Film Festival
in February 2012.

His 2012 film Thy Womb competed for the Golden Lion
Golden Lion
at the 69th Venice International Film Festival . His film Taklub has been selected to be screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival .

On 25 July 2016, he directed the first State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte
Rodrigo Duterte
. Mendoza was again attached to direct Duterte's second State of the Nation Address on 24 July 2017.

FILMOGRAPHY

YEAR TITLE NOTES

2005 The Masseur

2006 Summer Heat

Manoro

2007 Pantasya

Foster Child

Slingshot (Tirador)

2008 Service Main Competition ( 2008 Cannes Film Festival ) Nominated—Palme d\'Or

2009 Kinatay
Kinatay
Main Competition ( 2009 Cannes Film Festival
2009 Cannes Film Festival
) WINNER OF BEST DIRECTOR AWARD Nominated—Palme d\'Or

Grandmother Main Competition ( 2009 Venice Film Festival
2009 Venice Film Festival
) Nominated— Golden Lion
Golden Lion

2012 Captive Main Competition ( 2012 Berlin Film Festival
2012 Berlin Film Festival
) Nominated— Golden Bear
Golden Bear

Thy Womb Main Competition ( 2012 Venice Film Festival ) Nominated— Golden Lion
Golden Lion

2013 Sapi

2015 Taklub Un Certain Regard ( 2015 Cannes Film Festival
2015 Cannes Film Festival
)

2016 Ma\' Rosa Main competition ( 2016 Cannes Film Festival )

REFERENCES

* ^ "Dante Mendoza in \'Bottomline with Boy Abunda\'". ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs . 25 June 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2017. * ^ "Brilliante Mendoza: Philippines\' celebrated and divisive director". CNN. Retrieved 9 May 2009. * ^ "Pagdukot sa mga Burnham, isinapelikula". varsitarian. Retrieved 20 October 2012. * ^ "Festival de Cannes: Kinatay". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 4 July 2009. Retrieved 9 May 2009. * ^ " Dubai International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
– 2009 Winners". dubaifilmfest.com. Retrieve