Tag: Lingua Franca

Fil-Am actress Ivory Aquino plays 1st trans character in DC live-action Batgirl

Filipino-American actress Ivory Aquino has been cast in the upcoming HBO Max movie "Batgirl" as Alysia Yeoh, the first transgender character to appear in a live-action DC film.

Oscars lists 3 films by Filipinas eligible for Best Picture

America's Oscars listed three films by Filipinas as eligible for the Best Picture award.

Isabel Sandoval wins Best Actress for Lingua Franca in Russia

Isabel Sandoval has won the Best Actress award for her lead role in "Lingua Franca" at the 18th Pacific Meridian International Film Festival of Asian Pacific Countries in Vladivostok, Russia.
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Isabel Sandoval’s Filipino trans caregiver film Lingua Franca bags top trophy in Bentonville

Lingua Franca, a film about an undocumented Filipina trans woman living in New York, nabbed the "Best Narrative Feature" award at this year’s Bentonville Film Festival.

Jhett Tolentino’s Iloilo-to-Broadway bio-docu wins Russia’s New Harvest Film Festival

Multi-awarded Filipino Broadway producer Jhett Tolentino has picked up the 8th win for his biographical documentary “Life Is What You Make It” at the 2019 New Harvest Film Festival in Moscow, Russia. The 3-time Tony...
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