Presented in partnership with Fascinasian Film Festival
Join the Key Creatives and Lead Actress of the new television series based in Manitoba, Maria and the Mennos, as they reveal how this ground-breaking project came about!
Maria and the Mennos: A Case Study
Sunday, May 7, 10:30am
Dave Barber Cinematheque (100 Arthur St)
More info: https://fff2023ywg.eventive.org/schedule/6431e89f72c9b00026179cdd
“After moving in with her Mennonite in-laws, a young Filipino-Canadian woman tries to maintain her own identity as she gets a crash course in pierogis, platz and prairie living.”
Moderator: Orlando Braun – Producer
Vicky Exconde – Maria
Paul Plett – Creator/Showrunner
Alex Nguyen – Director
Sheen Chan – Director
FTM is a non-for-profit charity and member of the Province of Manitoba’s sector council program (through the Department of Economic Development and Jobs). FTM conducts workforce development and training to build a highly skilled and adaptable film industry to support the activities of Manitoba production companies. FTM collaborates with members of the film and television industry to identify the training needs within the community.