Two Asian Americans, a man and a woman, sit at a table in an audio studio during an interview.

Paola Mardo Gets Ready to Dive Deeper into the Filipino Diaspora in the Second Season of “Long Distance”

“I feel that there are narratives of the Filipino experience that tend to get told a lot. I think those are important, but I think especially for this season, we are really trying to dive a little bit deeper. It’s not just about being a Filipino person, it’s really about being a person and finding your place in the world.”

Three Pakistani British sit at a bar with an image of Bruce Springsteen in the background.

From “Greetings from Bury Park” to “Blinded by the Light”: The Making of a British Pakistani’s Cinematic Personal Story

“I make these films so that people like us are visible. People who are generally on the margins of the frame or in the background or the side characters – I try to put them in the center of the frame, and then build the story around them to be as mainstream as possible and as universal as possible.” – Gurinder Chadha