October 27, 2019 14:00 - 16:30
At Alliance Francaise Bangkok, 3rd floor, Screening Auditorium
WOMEN OF THE WEEPING RIVER
Dir/Prod: Sheron Dayoc, 2016
The Philippines, 150 mins
Satra, a widow is caught in an escalating blood feud stretching back generations. She initially seeks vengeance for the death of husband but finds herself being convinced by Farida to leave the land after the death of her only child Hasim. Beyond the will of her family she secretly meets up with the matriarch of the rival clan to seek possible reconciliation.
The most recent film by Sheron Dayoc won best picture at QCinema International Film Festival and the Fasken Martineau Award for Best Feature Film at the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.
The screening will take place October 27th, 2019 from 14:00 until 16:30 at the Alliance Francaise Bangkok screening auditorium on the 3rd floor with director and producer Sheron Dayoc in attendance. It will be followed by a post-screening panel discussion with the director on the development and funding of the film.