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‘Bwakaw’ wins Best Script plum at 14th Pyongyang International Film Festival

/ 07:45 PM October 28, 2014
PHOTO from Jun Lana's Facebook Account

PHOTO from Jun Lana’s Facebook Account

MANILA, Philippines—€Two years after it was first shown at the 8th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in 2012, Jun Robles Luna’s “Bwakaw” continues to reap awards internationally.

In a post on his Facebook account on Tuesday afternoon (Manila time), “Bwakaw” director Jun Robles Lana said the film won the Best Script award in the 14th Pyongyang International Film Festival, which was held last September 15-24, 2014 at Pyongyang, North Korea.

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“Two years after I made the film, ‘Bwakaw’ continues to travel and reach people around the world. Today I have just been informed by our sales agent Fortissimo Films that ‘Bwakaw’ won the ‘Best Script Award’ at the 2014 Pyongyang International Film Festival held in North Korea last month. North Korea! Imagine that!” said Lana on his Facebook.

“Bwakaw” is a comedy-drama film about a gay man in his 70s who finds new joy in life while taking care of a stray dog named Bwakaw.

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