Dir. Linda Mabalot, Video Color Sound 00:30:00
The 'manong' were the first wave of Filipinos who came to the United States to find work. Their lives were dramatically portrayed in the writings of Carlos Bulosan, and the video unveils the manong's contribution to the agricultural industry and the struggle to build a Filipino community. It tells of their decades in the farmland and canneries in the West Coast and the bachelor society which lingers today.
[Source: Visual Communications Distribution Catalog]