Emmys: ‘Give up tomorrow’ nominated


SEARCH FOR JUSTICE AND ANSWERS. 'Give Up Tomorrow' was shot in a span of 7 years. Screen shot from a video by Katherine Visconti/Rappler

“Give Up Tomorrow,” the Marty Syjuco-produced documentary on the rape-slay of Marijoy and Jacqueline Chiong and the men who went to jail for the crime, has been nominated in the News and Documentary Emmy Awards. The documentary premiered in the Philippines in July 2012 as part of the Cinemalaya independent film festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Directed by Michael Collins, the film centers on Paco Larrañaga, the primary suspect in the rape-slay. Its message: Larrañaga, in prison for 16 years this 2013, was wrongfully convicted.

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