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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Episodes

FilAm Frontliners Above and Beyond

The Makilala crew Rachelle, Jen & Cristina; receive two members of Frontliners Above and Beyond: Christian Lee Castaneda, MD; and Ellaine Laureta, RN.  They talk about COVID-19 vaccines and the efforts of their organization to give access to them to the Philippines.

Blending Food & Culture: How and Why We Cook

On this episode of Makilala TV, hosts Jen, Cristina & Rachelle received two chefs and food experts that share their experience creating delicious dishes while representing their cultural heritage.  They are Melanie Cecilio & Yana Gilbuena.

Justice for FilAm Angelo Quinto - Addressing Mental Health

Angelo Quinto is a FilAm who ended up dead after a mental health episode in which his family called 911 for support.  The Makilala crew Rachelle, Jen & Cristina are joined by Psychiatric Nurse Maria Rubio, and Activist May Madarang to discuss Angelo's case and what can be done to improve assistance...

In-Vitro, Freezing eggs and questions about Fertility

In this episode, the Makilala crew Jen, Rachelle and Cristina bring two guests who will talk not only about their knowledge but their personal experience.  Ashley Legg & Justine And Fonte will discuss with the hosts about in-vitro fertilization, egg freezing and fertility in general.

COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

The Makilala crew Jen, Rachelle and Cristina; interview Alicia Almendral, MD & Bernadette Sta Maria, CRNA; two sisters working in the health system that answer questions related to the COVID-19 vaccines and its use to stop the spread of the virus.