About the Film

 

BINITAY: JOURNEY OF A FILIPINO ADOPTEE

My first film project, Binitay: Journey of a Filipino Adoptee, captured my childhood growing up as an adopted Filipino, my search for my heritage and Filipino cultural roots, and how I eventually embarked on a search for my birth family.

The film  has been screened and made an impact at many institutions including the following:

  • Harvard University (2014)
  • Michigan State University (2016)
  • University of Michigan (2016)
  • Schoolcraft Community College (2015)
  • Minnesota Transracial Film Festival (2014)
  • Philippine American Community Center of Michigan (2014)
  • Filipino Heritage Camp (2014)