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You can now stream the Mindanaoan film “Women of the Weeping River” for FREE

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A Mindanao film made by a Mindanaoan filmmaker? Not to mention the casting of real, amateur Muslim actors? SIGN. US. UP.


Sheron Dayoc’s award-winning film “Women of the Weeping River” tells the story of two women named Satra and Farida, whose lives had been immensely affected after having lost their loved ones in an ongoing blood feud between two Tausug clans. Satra then braved through a decision in hopes to pacify or reconcile the feud that has gone on for generations.



The said film has amassed around 42,000 streams and counting on TBA Studios’ official YouTube account since it was uploaded last May 8, 2020.


The film also reaped numerous awards from several film festivals way back its premiere last 2016 including Best Picture, Best Actress for Laila Ulao and Best Supporting Actor for Taha Daranda in QCinema International Film Festival 2016; Best Feature Film in Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Best Director for Sheron Dayoc in War on Screen International Film Festival and Best Actress in ASEAN-China Film Festival 2017.


Head to your TV screens or phones now and stream this Mindanaoan film here.



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Other Awards and Recognitions of Women of the Weeping River:

Gawad Urian Awards 2017

* Best Picture

* Best Direction

* Best Supporting Actress for Sharifa Pearlsia Ali-Dans

* Best Screenplay

* Best Cinematography

* Best Editing

Young Critics Circle 2017

* Best Film

* Best Performance by Femail in Leading Role

* Best Achievement in Film Editing for Carlo Francisco Manatad

International Recognition

* Official Selection - Festival du Nouveau Cinèma Montrèal 2017

* Official Selection - Pune International Film Festival 2017

* Official Selection - Muscat International Film Festival 2018

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