One week after Paco was sentenced to death, his mother played this message to a crowded church in Cebu. Animation by Michael Collins Music by Adam Crystal
Hi-lights form the Give Up Tomorrow Philanthropy New York's Documentary screening hosted by the Ford Foundation.
- Orlando Bagwell (Moderator), Ford Foundation.
- Sheila Coronel, Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University.
- Maddy deLone, Executive Director, Innocence Project, Inc.
- Atty Ted Te, Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) Philippines
Interview with Marty Syjuco, the Producer of the documentary "Give Up Tomorrow". The film tells the story of Paco Larranaga, a man convicted of the murder and rape of the Chiong sisters in Cebu 1997. This documentary will premiere on PBS Thursday October 4th, 2012.
Journalist Solita "Winne" Monsod reacts with shock and disgust to the Supreme Court decision in the Chiong Case which elevated the sentences of Paco Larrañaga and the Chiong 7 to Death. "That floored me... I was dumbfounded... It was so badly written... I cannot believe that any Justice wrote that..."
In Washington D.C., Brian Evans of Amnesty International Death Penalty Abolition Campaign speaks with co-producer Patty Kim and director Michael Collins after a screening of Give Up Tomorrow. Amnesty co-presented the film at the Reel Independent Film Extravaganza in October 2012 in recognition of the World Day Against Death Penalty.
Ríndete Mañana gana el Premio del Público en San Sebastián Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos. Give Up Tomorrow wins the audience award at the San Sebastian Human Rights Film Festival. Paco Larrañaga was given a pass from prison for a few days so he could attend the screening and awards ceremony.