The grace and generosity of foreign domestic helpers gathering in Hong Kong’s Central on Sunday inspired New York filmmaker Stefanos Tai to create “We Don’t Dance For Nothing”, a film that captures their humanity. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
The grace and generosity of foreign domestic helpers gathering in Hong Kong’s Central on Sunday inspired New York filmmaker Stefanos Tai to create “We Don’t Dance For Nothing”, a film that captures their humanity. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s Filipino domestic workers take centre stage in US filmmaker Stefanos Tai’s ‘We Don’t Dance For Nothing’

  • Filmmaker worked with Filipino actors based in the city, seeking to document the dreams and travails of migrant women, inspired by their convivial Sunday gatherings at Central
  • He hopes his film will spark discussions about representation and help people around the world look at this community more compassionately

The grace and generosity of foreign domestic helpers gathering in Hong Kong’s Central on Sunday inspired New York filmmaker Stefanos Tai to create “We Don’t Dance For Nothing”, a film that captures their humanity. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
The grace and generosity of foreign domestic helpers gathering in Hong Kong’s Central on Sunday inspired New York filmmaker Stefanos Tai to create “We Don’t Dance For Nothing”, a film that captures their humanity. Photo: SCMP/Nora Tam
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