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CARING FOR LOLA

Director: Fernando Dalayoan
Runtime: 5 Minutes
Language: English and Filipino

Year of Release: 2019
Country of Origin: Canada

Description: A Filipino-Canadian father has taken good care of his ill elderly mother (Lola). His family accepts where Lola’s final resting place will be, which has been difficult for them. This short drama explores identity, cultural diaspora, and the meaning of home afterlife.

Writer: Fernando Dalayoan
Producer: Fernando Dalayoan
Music By: Dexter Artates
Cinematographer: Vincent Tang
Edited By: Vincent Tang
Boom Operator: Jeff Camungao
Sound Editor: Erin Hembrador
Production Assistant: Dante Aviso, Herlinda Catalan-Dalayoan

Cast:
Teresa Comia Lola
Fernando Dalayoan Father
Sarah-Jane Marquez-Hicks Mother
Abernathy Marquez-Hicks Daughter

Bio: Fernando Dalayoan is a filmmaker, writer, performer, and educator living and working in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Creating stories that have an Asian influence, particularly on Filipino-Canadian experiences inspire him. Dalayoan’s film projects explore the Asian diaspora and celebrate the diverse cultural roots in Canada. Dalayoan appreciates different facets of filmmaking and values collaborating with different artists to achieve a common vision.