Stories by Abbey Zhu
As someone who had never tried Filipino food before, I was excited to eat as much as I could.
“We started [the strike]. We lost in the end,” Alex Fabros, a Filipino American labor historian said in the documentary.
It was cathartic when I could scream along to lyrics in Mandarin, and join the audience in yelling the intro to one of Higher Brothers’ most iconic songs called “Made in China.”
The film won the Sundance Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking, as well as 55 other awards from international and American film festivals.