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2015 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

The Delano Manongs

Directed by Marissa Aroy

Short Film / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 28 mins

Plays In:
Social Justice Shorts (FREE)

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2 (small theater)
February 14, 2015 12:00 pm First come, first served

Description

The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement tells the story of the Filipino farmworkers who spurred the Great Grape Strike in 1965 and joined forces with the other ethnic workers to create the United Farmworkers Union.


Director's Bio

Marissa Aroy is an award-winning director of several documentaries. In 2011 she received a Fulbright award to film in the Philippines. She produced and directed “Little Manila: Filipinos in California’s Heartland” and the Emmy award-winning “Sikhs in America” for PBS. Aroy holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston College and a Master’s degree in journalism from University of California, Berkeley.



Plays in

  1. Social Justice Shorts (FREE)

    A collection of shorts including Omoide: Our Stories, In Struggle, The Delano Manongs, and Sowing Seeds of Life...of Hope.

    In This Program: Omoide: Our Stories, In Struggle, The Delano Manongs, Sowing Seeds of Life… Of Hope


Dates & Times

Plays In:
Social Justice Shorts (FREE)

Northwest Film Forum Screen 2 (small theater)
February 14, 2015 12:00 pm First come, first served