“Asog”, Thursday 13/06, 6pm

Published On: 11 June, 2024

After 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan, newly unemployed transgender Jaya, a former comedian and school teacher, embarks on a journey across the Philippines in hopes of winning a queer beauty pageant and the cash prize. Their solitary journey is interrupted by Arnel, a student heading toward the same direction in search of family. In this turbulent journey, the unlikely duo tries to pick up the pieces of their lives. This unique hybrid documentary, executive produced by actor Alan Cumming illuminates the impact of climate change in the Philippines and the unbroken spirit of Filipino solidarity with urgency, humour, and above all, love.

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