Pinay Calls the Shots as NYC Commissioner of Media and Entertainment

January 9, 2020

In this episode, the Makillala Crew: Jen and Rachelle; interview Anne del Castillo, first generation filipino-american who serves as Commissioner at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. The episode closes with a presentation by Joanna Ruth & Cyd Tumpalan, who play violin and marimba.

Episode Number
70
Program
Neighborhood
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The first Filipino-American TV Talk Show. "Makilala" means "get to know" in Tagalog. Get to know us as we talk to the community leaders, innovators, advocates and emerging artists who affect Filipino life in the NY Tri-state area.

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