16 Apr – Although it has been two years since its release, it was revealed that Jun Robles Lana's movie, "Die Beautiful" has recently won another international recognition.
According to Rappler, the movie won Best Feature at the Newcastle International Film Festival (NIFF), which concluded its run on 1 April.
Lana, who shared the good news on Instagram, wrote, "2 years and still on a roll! Congrats, Team Beautiful!"
"Die Beautiful" has won various international accolades since its release in 2016, including Best Actor for lead star Paolo Ballesteros at the 2016 Tokyo International Film Festival.
The story revolves around a transgender named Trisha, who becomes a viral sensation in death when her best friend decided to transform her into different female celebrities throughout her wake.