Directed by Samantha Lee who hopes to advocate for better representation of the LGBTQ community, Baka Bukas tells the story of Alex, a lesbian based in Manila. While she is already out to most people, her best friend Jess who she is secretly in love with still doesn’t know. As they grapple with the truth, the two are forced to deal with the feelings they have for each other and question the dynamics of their friendship. This movie stars Jasmine Curtis-Smith as Alex and Louise Delos Reyes as Jess. If you love this film, you may also check out Billie and Emma, another film inspired by the experience of the director herself.