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A film by a Filipino director that depicts the social divisions of society won the top prize on Monday at one of Asia’s largest short film festivals.

The film titled “Filipiniana” by Rafael Manuel received the George Lucas Award, or the Grand Prix award, at this year’s Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, which ended after running for over a week in a hybrid format in Tokyo and online.

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