Three months after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, the destruction and relief struggles are no longer dominating headlines — but a filmmaker from Hawai’i is hoping to change that. “Bayanihan: The Spirit of Community” is a documentary film by Antony Begonia which is composed primarily of footage shot by the filmmaker when he went to the Philippines in the immediate period after the typhoon struck.
“The world needs to see what happened and the world needs to know they can still support what’s going on,” said Anthony Begonia, documentary producer of “Bayanihan: The Spirit Of Community”.Without any order or communication, many people were unable to verify the safety of their families and loved ones after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Two cadets, from The Salvation Army College for Officers Training in the Philippines, embark on a journey to the far corners of the country in hopes of locating missing family members
Here is the 26 minute documentary: