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Ellas filipinas

Marisa González
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Ellas, Filipinas  shows the Filipino diaspora in the city of Hong Kong, China, where meet more than 150.000 women that have left their country in search of a better future. They are a community of women working in domestic service. They sacrifice their lives to support their families. In their job, they suffer explotation abuse and discrimination in many cases.

In their only day off, Sundays, they invade the down town financial and commercial district, where they transform and occupy the streets.These women change the meaning of the commercial public space, where they transport their habits and traditions through leisure, rest, religion and culture.

This 50 minutes video  documentary has been made in Hong Kong and in the Philippines  Islands with  has their testimonies  with  interviews  to them in Hong Kong and to some of their families in The Philippines.

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  • Title: Ellas filipinas
  • Direction: Marisa González
  • Production: Marisa González. 2010.
  • Duration: 00:53:00
  • Languages: English
  • Subtitles: English - Spanish
  • Formats: Betacam Digital - DVD
  • TV systems: NTSC - PAL
  • License: Copyright