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Indie films highlight migrated Filippino’s plight

11 December 2010


Indie films highlight migrated Filippino’s plight

Two independent movies tacking the difficulties of working overseas will be shown for free at select SM Supermalls nationwide and Philippine posts abroad.

CFO’s Secretary Imelda Nicolas said that “migration must be faced with the fact that it has both significant costs ““ benefit implications”.

“Rigodon” narrates the stories of three Filipino immigrants in New York “whose lives intertwine in the age of racial profiling and government crackdown.” Meanwhile, “Fidel” tells about the story of a male overseas Filipino worker on death row for killing his Arabian employer who raped him

“Rigodon” and “Fidel” will be shown simultaneously for the Celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos and International Migrants Day.

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via ABS-CBN News

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