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‘Transit’ wins audience award at New Films Festival in Portugal

/ 09:35 AM August 22, 2015
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HANNAH Espia’s “Transit.” INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipino film “Transit” won the audience award at the Fest New Directors/New Films Festival in Espinho, Portugal.

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“Transit,” which bagged the best picture award in a previous Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival, is Hannah Espia’s debut film.

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The film tackles issues faced by overseas Filipino workers and has been making the rounds of film festivals abroad.

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It tells the story of a single father and his children threatened by a new law in Israel ordering the deportation of children of foreign workers. With a report from Bayani San Diego/RAM

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