Adulteress, traitor, heroine, or prey? In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her community in Northern California. This film digs up history. The filmmaker, a grieving mother, with a long-term commitment to exploring race, gender and immigration, digs up Celine Navarro’s story, exposing silences that haunt Filipin@x American communities today, along with Celine Navarro’s family, community members and scholars who know different details about this largely untold event in American history.

Credits

  • Celine Parrenas Shimizu, Director THE FACT OF ASIAN WOMEN (2004), BIRTHRIGHT (2009), SUPER FLIP (1997), HER UPROOTING PLANTS HER (1995) and MAHAL MEANS LOVE AND EXPENSIVE (1993)
  • Celine Parrrenas Shimizu, Writer THE FACT OF ASIAN WOMEN (2004), BIRTHRIGHT (2009), SUPER FLIP (1997), HER UPROOTING PLANTS HER (1995) and MAHAL MEANS LOVE AND EXPENSIVE (1993)
  • Celine Parrenas Shimizu, Producer THE FACT OF ASIAN WOMEN (2004), BIRTHRIGHT (2009), SUPER FLIP (1997), HER UPROOTING PLANTS HER (1995) and MAHAL MEANS LOVE AND EXPENSIVE (1993)
  • Rhacel Salazar Parrenas, Producer
  • Dawn Desuacido, Key Cast
  • Henie Navarro, Key Cast
  • Tootsie Reyes, Key Cast
  • Lucia Navarro, Key Cast
  • Alex Fabros, Jr Key Cast
  • Rick Baldoz, Key Cast
  • Dawn Mabalon, Key Cast
  • Dorothy Cordova, Key Cast
  • Jean Vengua Key Cast

Specifications

  • Project Type: Documentary
  • Runtime: 1 hour 9 minutes
  • Completion Date: October 1, 2019
  • Production Budget: 134,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: English
  • Shooting Format: Digital HD
  • Film Color: Black & White and Color