Cheer Factor: Lav Diaz wins in Jeonju
After winning the On Screen prize in Toronto’s Images Festival last month, Lav Diaz’s “Florentina Hubaldo, CTE” received the Netpac-Eastar Jet award during the 13th Jeonju International Film Festival awards rites held in Korea on Friday. Lav’s latest six-hour epic was declared the best Asian film screened in the World Cinema, Stranger Than Cinema and Cinefest sections. The honor comes with a cash prize of US$15,000. Bayani San Diego Jr.
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