Jun Robles Lana is one of the Philippines’ most accomplished and internationally acclaimed filmmakers. His multi-awarded film “Bwakaw” became the Philippine entry to the Oscars in 2012 and was screened at many international film festivals including Tokyo, Toronto and New York. This was followed by “Barber’s Tales” which won the Philippines’ first Best Actress award at the 2013 Tokyo International Film Festival and the Crystal Mulberry Audience Award at the 2014 Udine Far East Film Festival in Italy. His 2015 one-shot film “Shadow Behind The Moon” won Best Director, Best Actress, FIPRESCI Critics Prize and NETPAC Best Asian Film at the Pacific Meridian Film Festival in Vladivostok, Russia and won Best Director at the International Film Festival of Kerala. His latest film, “Die Beautiful” is one the highest-grossing Filipino films of 2016, and won Best Actor and Audience Award at the 2016 Tokyo International Film Festival.