DIR: Angelina Cantada
Producers: Ita Kane-Wilson & Olesia Shewchuk
Sikat is a powerful short film that tells the story of a mother finally reuniting with the family she left behind in the Philippines in order to work in Canada. This Saturday, August 14th Sikat will be part of the CBC's Crazy Greats rebroadcast from 9-10pm coming to a television near you.
Writer and director Angelina Cantada is an award winning filmmaker, whose films span diverse and poignant subject matter. Some of her previous works include her full length documentary Mental, which examines the poor state of mental health facilities in the Philippines, and Let's Play Boccia!, a short film about the Canadian Paralympic Boccia Team, both of which received critical acclaim.
Sikat was part of the Crazy8s filmmaking earlier this year. It is one of four films to be featured in the Crazy Greats CBC rebroadcast this Saturday, including Cat vs. Man, Not Another Damn Musical, and Stupid Chainsaw Tricks.
Make sure to check out the teaser below, as well as a CBC interview with Cantada and one of her producers just prior to making the film. Stayed glued to your television Saturday night to catch the broadcast! It looks like it's going to be a good one.
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