Alice Sarmiento

First We Feast

Last summer, "First We Feast", a documentary essay by Alice Sarmiento (Alum NYC '19) was published in Schloss-Post. »Kain!« »Kain ka muna!« or »Kain tayo!« are common ways to demonstrate Philippine hospitality. They all roughly translate to the same thing: »Let’s eat.« In her documentary essay, Alice Sarmiento reports on the life, and motivations, and cultural backgrounds of German-Filipino women. Sarmiento traces down that many of these women are part of a larger community, in which…

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