Marissa Aroy

Brooklyn, New York, United States


Marissa Aroy was named one of the most influential Filipina women in the US last year by the Filipina Women’s Network. She recently directed the educational soap opera series “Grand Café.” In the documentary realm she produced and directed “Little Manila,” for PBS and produced “Sounds of Hope” shown on Frontline World. She received an Emmy for the documentary “Sikhs in America,” which she produced and directed. Aroy holds a BA in psychology from Boston College and a Masters degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at University of California, Berkeley. When she’s not making or watching movies, she’s teaching digital filmmaking at Berkeley City College. You can email Marissa at marissa (at) mediafactory (dot) tv