Ang 2016 movie ni Direk Sheron Dayoc na Women of the Weeping River ang tampok na pelikula ng Pilipinas na ipapalabas sa ASEAN Film Week na nagaganap na ngayon sa Vietnam hanggang July 26,2020. Ang dialect na Tausug ang ginamit sa mga dialogue sa pelikula na kinabibilangan nina Laila Ulao, Sharifa Pearlsia Ali-Dans, Taha Daranda, Mariam Zimadar Haji, at Caranay Raper.
Narito ang full text intormation mula sa Ministry of Culture ng Vietnam:
“The Ministry of Culture of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Cinema Department opened the first day o ro its ASEAN Film Week 2020 held in Ha Noi, Da Nang, and Ho Chi Minh City from 18-26 July 2020, as part of Viet Nam’s ASEAN Chairmanship activities this year which is organized with the theme, ‘ASEAN Cohesion and Proactive Adaptation’.
“In partial fulfillment of the Philippines’ commitment to raise ASEAN awareness and promote the ASEAN identity, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) receptively supported its National Committee on Cinema’s nominated film, Women of the Weeping River– an acclaimed 2016 production of TBA Studios, written and directed by Mr. Sheron Dayoc, as the country’s official entry to the festival.”
Read more about the ASEAN Film Week 2020 here: