- Senator Bong Go recently became a member of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) executive committee
- He suggested to hold the annual MMFF twice a year
- Go also vowed to help the Filipino artists and those who work in the entertainment industry
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Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has recently joined the executive committee of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) on Thursday.
KAMI learned that the neophyte senator suggested to conduct the annual MMFF twice a year.
In a report by the ABS-CBN News (author Dharel Placido), Go vowed to help the Filipino artists.
“As a senator, iniisip ko paano tayo makakatulong sa mga Filipino artists natin. Napansin ko, tuwing Disyembre ay inaabangan talaga itong MMFF hindi lang sa Metro Manila pati na rin sa mga probinsya,” Go said.
“Ang suggestion ko po para makatulong, with your permission and approval ay maging twice a year po ang MMFF kung kakayanin po ng inyong resources at panahon niyo, panahon natin lahat. Magtulungan tayo,” he added.
Go said that he would uplift the welfare of the people working in the industry by passing bills that would benefit them.
“Marami po akong kaibigan na artista at marami po silang hinaing na gustong iparating sa akin. Sabi nila, kapag maging senador ako, tulungan ko sila makapagpasa ng mga batas na makatutulong sa protesksyon ng mga manggagawa ng pelikulang Pilipino,” Go said.
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Go used to be the Special Assistant to the President (SAP) of President Rodrigo Duterte. In the May 2019 elections, Go won as a senator and landed at the 3rd spot.
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