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Directed by John Haas

Cast: Donna Belidhon, Jennie Belidhon, Karen Roxas, Mary Onglatco, Minna Belidhon, Nerissa Roque, Patrick Roque


Filmmakers in attendance. Film program will be followed by Q&A.

Liwanag (Light) is a film about the stories of Filipina frontline workers in Los Angeles during the COVID-19 pandemic. In collaboration with community organizations, immigrant youth artists and filmmakers produced Liwanag to uplift these narratives and invite the community to learn more about the lives of these courageous women who continue to fight back and organize for change.

Writer: Minna Belidhon, Donna Belidhon, Karen Roxas, John Haas, Theresa Jaranilla, Megan Foronda
Producer: Karen Roxas, John Haas
Executive Producer: Romeo Hebron, Karen Roxas
Director of Photography: John Haas, Minna Belidhon, Patrick Roque
Editor: John Haas, Minna Belidhon, Karen Roxas
Sound Designer: Eve Golecruz

For more information and resources, visit Filipino Migrant Center.

Dates & Times


Aratani Theatre @ JACCC

Fri, May 5
5:00 pm