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Episode #1 Little Manila (Part One)

An alleged hate crime. An American dream. El Dorado. A visit to Stockton, California reveals the deep, dark history of Filipinos in America. Plus, host and producer Paola Mardo tells her long distance story.

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Long Distance Trailer

Meet Long Distance, an independent narrative podcast about life in the Filipino diaspora. Hosted and produced by Paola Mardo.

What is Long Distance?

Long Distance is a collection of Filipino audio stories set a long way from home.

It is an independent narrative podcast about life in the Filipino diaspora. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtful tales of love, loss, history, and humor through audio documentaries and creative approaches to storytelling with sound.

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Video teaser for Long Distance. Video produced in collaboration with National Film Society. Music by C. Light and the Prisms.