Short video on the plight of farmworkers during tiempo muerto (dead season), the season between planting and harvesting of sugarcane. Produced by the Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA). Tiempo Muerto is also a media monitoring project launched by UMA with support from the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC).
Thanks to the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW), Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) – Negros and the Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP).
Camera: Amel Sabangan, Nadja de Vera
Editing: Amel Sabangan
Translation: Mike Concepcion