May 30 2014


As the son of two Filipino immigrants who came here legally in the ’60s, Documented hits me right in the gut. Trying to remain objective about this is a bit of a struggle for me, as I have internalized the sacrifices my parents and their families made for us to be here. Fellow Filipino-American Jose […]
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Mar 15 2013

Harvest of Empire

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on March 15, 2013.) I have just finished watching Harvest of Empire; the final credits are rolling up the screen and I’m sitting here in stunned silence. The American news really makes a big deal about our immigration problems here, yet a lot of our pundits and […]
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