a series by PJ Raval and Cecilia Mejia

The team of the award-winning documentary, Call Her Ganda, presents a new digital series, Kapwa, centered around Filipinos navigating the current and ongoing crisis through personal and critical family conversations surrounding their daily Experience

We’re looking for stories

The filmmakers behind Kapwa Digital Series are looking for stories about Filipino workers on the frontlines during the COVID-19 global pandemic. *Teachers are especially encouraged to contact us.

WHO: We’re looking for stories about Filipinos in the Northeastern United States whose work is classified as essential work in fields such as teaching, medical, transportation, sanitation, nursing home care, small businesses, security work, and more. All ages and levels of experience with filmmaking are encouraged to submit their story.

Do you have a story that fits our vision, or do you know someone who does? We could use your help and would love to hear from you.

Please contact us at KAPWASERIES@GMAIL.COM

This series is about building, maintaining, and regrouping together.

The Filipino community provides many essential worker jobs, and have faced enormous pressure, risk, and changes from COVID-19. We want to explore how individuals and their families have been impacted, and how they are rebuilding