Marissa Largo

From the Pearl of the Orient to Uptown (2005)

From the Pearl of the Orient to Uptown: Pag-Asa Ng Kabataan (2006) is a video piece that is the result of a series of workshops conducted with Kabataang Montreal (KM), a Filipino youth activist organization in Montreal. This documentary video features young members discussing the difficulties of immigration to Canada. It is combined with footage of KM members working on a collectively painted mural around the theme of hope.