INC bags two new records with 'Felix Manalo' screening


Posted at Oct 04 2015 11:05 PM | Updated as of Oct 05 2015 07:05 AM

MANILA - The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) bagged two new world records with its worldwide premier of the biopic "Felix Manalo" on Sunday.

INC broke the current Guinness world record for the largest audience for a film screening with the special worldwide premier of "Felix Manalo," the biopic of its founder.

The previous record was achieved by Stars and Stripes Honor Flight (USA) for their world premiere of "Honor Flight" at Miller Park Stadium, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, on 11 August 2012, which had 28,442 people in the audience.

INC broke the record with 43,624 attendees. It also gained a new record for the largest audience at a film premiere.

"Felix Manalo" stars Dennis Trillo as Felix Manalo and Bela Padilla as his wife, Honorata de Guzman-Manalo.

INC has eight other Guinness world records. - with a report from Mike Navallo, ABS-CBN News and Zhander Cayabyab, DZMM