Originally published August 4, 2018 Look, I get it. As much as we love singing along to “How Far I’ll Go” from Disney’s MOANA, it’s been nearly two years since the film came out, and you might be craving something new from the heroine’s voice actor, Auli’i Cravalho. While yes, there are also the songs …
“I had originally conceived a music video with both generations where it starts off in 1936, then it slowly becomes 2006, to showcase how Filipinos in America still know how to party after a full day of work.” -Patricio Ginelsa
“I’ve always been interested in LA and Filipino history, and so I think at some point, I’ll do something more specific to that. Overtime, I started to realize that there’s a need to tell really thoughtful stories about the Filipino American community, specifically in the audio space, because those don’t really exist.” -Paola Mardo
In honor of this month celebrating and acknowledging history-making Filipino Americans, I'm going to release a lot more posts I have written about Filipino Americans who are currently making waves of their own.