Women of the Weeping River

Sheron Dayoc/146 minutes/2016/ Philippines/Fiction

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 20:00 | CGV CINEMAS J-WALK

Synopsis

Two women in a remote Muslim community confront an escalating blood feud and reach deep into themselves in hopes to undo the feud stretching back generations.

 

Dua wanita di sebuah komunitas Islam terpencil menghadapi pertumpahan darah yang ngeri dan berupaya keras seraya berharap dapat membatalkan terjadinya perseteruan yang telah terjadi turun-temurun itu.

 

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Director

Sheron Dayoc

Sheron Dayoc

Director

Sheron Dayoc (1981, Philippines) lives in Mindanao, the second-largest island in the Philippines, where various ethnic groups are in constant disagreement. He documents the lives of marginalized people on the island. Dayoc studied Philosophy, graduated from the Asian Film Academy in Korea, and founded the production company Southern Lantern Studios. Women of the Weeping River (2016) was awarded Best Film in the Qcinema International Film Festival.

 

Sheron Dayoc (1981, Filipina) tinggal di Mindanao, pulau terbesar kedua di Filipina; di daerah ini tinggal banyak kelompok etnis yang terus berseteru. Dayoc mendokumentasikan kehidupan orang-orang terpinggirkan di pulau tersebut. Ia belajar Filsafat, menyelesaikan studi di Asian Film Academy di Korea, lalu mendirikan sebuah rumah produksi bernama Southern Lantern Studios. Women of the Weeping River (2016) meraih penghargaan Best Film (Film Terbaik) pada QCinema International Film Festival.