ULAM: MAIN DISH
Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo
“Could it be that Filipino food, the underdog of Asian cuisines, is having its moment at last?” — THE NEW YORK TIMES
Filipino-American first-time filmmaker Alexandra Cuerdo follows the rise of the Filipino food movement in the U.S. via the chefs crossing over to the center of the American table.
Alexandra Cuerdo is a Filipino-American director, producer and editor. Her directorial debut, ULAM: Main Dish, has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Vogue, TimeOut, Eater and more, with MSN ranking it as one of the “Top 5 Food Documentaries to Watch” now. As a content producer, her videos for BuzzFeed have achieved over 150 million views and over 1 million shares on Facebook.
Director: Alexandra Cuerdo
Writer: Alexandra Cuerdo
Producer: Alexandra Cuerdo, John Floresca, Rey Cuerdo, John Floresca
Director of Photography: John Floresca
Executive Producer: Paul Puzon, Mia Manlunas
Editor: Tayler Braasch
Music: Stephen Spies
Sound Mixer: Michael Mendoza