Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A
At the age of six, director Kent Donguines’ mother left him and his family to become a nanny. Years later, his film Kalinga (Care) shares the stories of several Filipina caregivers and nannies in Vancouver, bearing witness to their sacrifices as they struggle to reunite with their children and families.
Director: Kent Donguines
Writer: Kent Donguines
Producer: Robin Macabulos, Maxime Beauchamp, Kent Donguines
Director of Photography: John Fleming, Grant Baldwin
Editor: Alfred Asuncion
Sound Designer: Justin Aucoin
Cast: Maria Facundo-Lilly, Ester Tabujara, Mary Ann Ogden
Prepare the balikbayan box full of tissues with these films celebrating histories, heritage, and values through stories on the Philippine diaspora at home and abroad.