This short film features Bonifacio, a young Filipino man who struggles with returning to his birthplace for the first time since immigrating to Canada. He is wracked with guilt due to an old promise he failed to keep . . .
Ages 16 to 17
Ethics and Religious Culture - Religious Diversity/Heritage
Health/Personal Development - Problem Solving/Conflict Resolution
History and Citizenship Education - Culture and Currents of Thought (1500-present)
Media Education - Film and Video Production
Have media and film students study and practise techniques that tell personal stories effectively through: sound, editing, and visuals. Have students write personal stories about promises kept and broken: why are promises important? Have them discuss the protagonist's choices, and the significance of his favour to the women. Have students compare cultural values regarding ethics, rites and rituals, and especially the challenges of living in a multicultural society.