Quarantined Feelings: A Short Film
Posted on May 31, 2023

Our story fellow from the Philippines, Bradley Jason Pantajo tells us a story of a mother separated from her family and dealing with physical, psychological, and emotional isolation that OFWs and their families face.

Director & Producer Bradley Jason Pantajo

After an unvaccinated passenger from the plane she’s on tested positive for COVID-19 a middle-aged OFW mother has to stay in a hotel room as part of a quarantine procedure. As she tries to survive the alienating process of self-isolation, she also needs to deal with her inner turmoil as she tries to fix her slipping relationship with her daughter.

This story was produced in collaboration with New Naratif as part of our Story Fellowship programme. The fellowship programme is fully supported by Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF).


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