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The road to the Oscars


A total of 71 films have been named contenders to next year’s Foreign Language Oscars andJun Lana’s comedy-drama Bwakaw is one of the full length features aiming to be part of the shortlist and eventually bag the prestigious Academy Awards of Merit trophy.

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Philippines’ entry to Oscars “Bwakaw” sparks international attention


Jun Lana’s “Bwakaw” has made international headlines following the Film Academy of the Philippines’ announcement that the film about an elderly gay man in his twilight years has been selected as the country’s entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 2013 Academy Awards. Continue reading