Faculty Fellow Anton Juan was celebrated in Philippine News Agency for his film titled “Amon Banwa sa Lawod” (Our Island of the Mangrove Moons) winning the Best International Feature in the Louth International Film Festival (LIFF) in Dundalk, Ireland. 

Juan contributes, “The central dramatic line grows from the everyday resilience of fisherfolk, living by hope, work, and faith, confronting a global problem: the erasure of a people’s historical existence by power structures and neo-colonial moves on the high seas.”

LIFF was founded to support upcoming filmmakers and recognize creative, stimulating, and inspirational films from around the world.

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