Ai-Ai delas Alas was shocked when she learned that she won as Best Actress at the Queens World Film Fest in New York City.
She won for her portrayal as an aging prostitute in the indie film Area. The comedienne shared on Instagram that she couldn’t help but feel emotional with the blessing that she received. She then thanked the producers of the film.
Ai-Ai’s fellow nominees for the Best Female Actor In A Narrative Feature category were Robert Redford’s daughter Amy Redford and German actresses Karin Hancwewsk and Dorothea Hagena.
The awards night was held on Sunday, American time.