Set in the year 2000, a single mother and her teenage daughter struggle to make friends and find belonging at a Filipino Christmas party in suburban Wisconsin. Filmed on MiniDV tape in the style of a home movie, the film explores memory, identity, and assimilation from the contrasting perspectives of childhood and adulthood.
Runtime: 18:02
Languages: English, Tagalog
MiniDV, Stereo, Color
Directed by Angeline Gragasin

Written by Angeline Gragasin & Elisha Mlotek

Co-Produced by
Angeline Gragasin
Elisha Mlotek
Yujin Yohe
Lindsay Blair Goeldner
Executive Produced by
Jorian Polis Schutz
Harvey Bell
Zach Federbush

Tina Chilip
Therese Dizon
Lianah Sta. Ana
Agnes "Bing" Magtoto
Kristian Espiritu

Cinematography by Yujin Yohe
Production Design by Roxy Martinez-Michaud
Edited by Angeline Gragasin
Line Produced by Charles Hayes IV
Costume Design by Elizabeth Donelan
Music Supervision & Composing by Spencer Murphy
Sound Design & Mix by Paul Hill
Production Sound Mix by Maxwell di Paolo
Art Direction by Aidan Kaye

Filmed in New York City, NY, USA in 2023
With support from 
The Wexner Center for the Arts Film/Video Studio Residency
The Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program
The Puffin Foundation

Special Thanks to 
The Bento Society
World Premiere to be annouced

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