KAPWA TEXASDirected by PJ Raval
Cast: Jenah Maravilla, Lauren Yap, Monica Silverio
- Documentary Programs
- Documentary, Human Rights, LGBTQIA+, Other, Social Issues, Women
- English, Tagalog
- 72 mins
- World premiere
Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.
Marking 3 years since the pandemic began, we look to our storytellers to model pathways to healing and community building. KAPWA TEXAS follows three young Filipino women as they engage in much needed courageous conversations with their family – informed by the current political and social climate Directed PJ Raval, a queer, first generation US born Filipino American and award‐winning filmmaker, KAPWA TEXAS is a time capsule during turbulent times, that captures the unbreakable bond between Filipino family and community.
Content Advisory: Racial Harassment and Violence
Producer: Cecilia Mejia
Executive Producer: Theresa Navarro
Editor: Katrina De Vera
Composer: Timo Chen
Directed by Zeinabu irene Davis
Pandemic Bread is a short dramatic film about a Filipino interpreter taking an end-of-life call with a doctor and an elderly woman diagnosed with COVID in her quarantined hospital room. This is a story of resilience, agency, and hope told through the eyes of the interpreter who bakes bread during the call.