04 Abbey still 3, Angella Betina Carlos, choreographer-performer (1)

Abbey still – Angella Betina Carlos, choreographer / performer – supplied


 – Michael Sakamoto – filmmaker
 – Angella Betina Carlos – choreographer


Angella Betina Carlos – performer


Michael Sakamoto – cinematographer, editor

Abbey depicts the interior life of a sheltered young Filipina alone in a university dance setting in middle America. Sakamoto and Carlos collaborated in an effort to bear witness to, and portray Carlos’s tenuous liminality as a stranger in a strange land.