Maquilan, A.K. (2018). Diwasanag. Unpublished Undergraduate Thesis. University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication.
Diwasanag follows the journey of a lake spirit who falls in love with the moon but realizes that it is only attracted to the sea spirit. The lake spirit risks its own environment and identity in an attempt to copy what the sea spirit does and looks. The lake spirit sprints to its wilted environ just as when the moon spirit finally notices its efforts.
The film revolves around self-love that leans on the concept of Normative Social Influence, a type of social influence that leads to conformity. It states how beings reshape themselves in order to conform on what is ideal and likable to their love interest.