PEP SCOOP: El Presidente was hailed as Best World Feature Film at the SoHo International Film Festival in New York City, beating 17 other films from various participating countries, such as U.S., Canada, South Korea, India, Germany, Russia, among others. The good news was relayed by one of the jurors, talent manager Arnold Vegafria, who‘s presently (April 12, U.S. time) at the festival‘s fourth awarding ceremonies. Laguna Governor E.R. Ejercito, the movie‘s producer and lead star, was not able to grace the event due to his campaign activities. The film opened SIFFNYC last April 5 at the Sunshine Cinema Theater.