Long Distance

Paola Mardo

What does it mean to be Filipino outside of the homeland? Long Distance is a podcast about stories in the Filipino diaspora. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtful tales of love, loss, history, and humor through au...Show More

28:17 | Feb 25th

Myrla Baldonado is just a college student during the protests and violent clashes between students and police during the First Quarter Storm of 1970 in the Philippines. When she learns about the dark ...Show More

43:08 | Feb 13th

At 15, Larry Itliong came to America with a dream. His plans changed when he learned the truth about his new home. In 1965, he led Filipino farmworkers in a historic fight for their rights.
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28:22 | Jan 16th

Growing up in Hollywood with Dante Basco, an actor, filmmaker, writer, and poet best known for starring as the cult character Rufio in Steven Spielberg’s Hook and Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

1:00:00 | Dec 17th, 2019

Stories, music, and more from the Filipino diaspora. Featuring Bambu, Prometheus Brown feat. Sendai Era, Travis Atreo, C. Light and the Prisms, Pam Reyes, Aurora Almendral, Suzie Racho, Denise Guerra,...Show More

26:00 | Dec 3rd, 2019

Stories, anecdotes, thoughts, and experiences about being Filipino in the world today. Delivered through voicemail messages from Long Distance listeners.
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