Filipino Filmmaker Wins Venice's Golden Lion Award

 Director Lav Diaz (Source: Getty Images)

Director Lav Diaz (Source: Getty Images)

Lav Diaz’s new film, “Ang Babaeng Humayo” (Woman Who Left) won the prestigious Golden Lion award in the Main Competition of the 73rd Venice International Film, reports Inquirer.net. The Golden Lion (Leone d’Oro in Italain) is the highest prize given at what is considered the oldest film festival in the world.