Two Filipinx cousins meet in a rural Florida cemetery and grapple with the remains of hometown dreams, after losing one of their fathers to the pandemic. “Malditas” combines interviews, archival and verité to explore tensions between Catholic Filipino parental loss, foreverness of childhood, and growing deeper in faith through grief.
Director: Bree Nieves
Producer: Giselle Guilles
Executive Producer: Christopher Hastings
Director of Photography: Nick Hazama
Editor: Bree Nieves
Music: Robin Breeze
The Asian American Documentary Network (A-Doc) together with WORLD Channel and Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) have co-produced Asian American Stories of Resilience and Beyond for release in 2022, a series of 7 documentary shorts that move beyond the pandemic and reflect the complexities of AAPI experiences in this critical moment.