Filipinos are taking root across the world as immigrants and new citizens. In partnerships with The Filipino Channel, Intersections tells stories that allow anyone from anywhere to discover their contributions to humanity.
Filled with chop suey houses, gambling dens, and dance halls, Little Manila was the area in Stockton notoriously called, Skid Row, but it was also the closest thing Filipinos had to a hometown. Narrated by famed Filipino-American producer, Dean Devlin (Independence Day, The Patriot) this documentary tells the immigrant story as Filipinos experienced it.
Based in San Francisco, the mission of Manilatown Heritage Foundation is to promote social and economic justice for Filipinos in the United States by preserving history, advocating for equal access, and advancing Filipino arts and culture.