International Filipino Rock star, Arnel Pineda, and Journey’s documentary film, “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey,” has made the cut to Gotham’s Top 5 Finalists for the Audience Award.
The other documentary films that made it to the Top 5 Gotham Independent Film Awards, after initial online voting from October 24 to November 5, are:
- ”12 Years a Slave”
- “Fruitvale Station”
- “Best Kept Secrets”
- “Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings”
The second round of online voting for the winner starts November 8 and would end on November 24, 2013. The awarding ceremonies would be on December 2, 2013.
Arnel Pineda’s Cinderella story, “Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey”, has captured viewers from around the world. The documentary film chronicled the brilliant singer’s rise to fame from relative obscurity. The film captured Arnel Pineda’s humility, persistence and determination.
“Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey” has been tagged as the rock documentary of the century by various online sites, and has won several audience awards from different international award-giving bodies. Journey’s song “Don’t Stop Believin’ is also the Most Downloaded Song of the 21st Century.