Canada – Kristine Bernabe


I was born in….Manila, Philippines, but I have spent most of my life in…..Toronto, Canada. My favourite films set in Toronto are….Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World, This Movie’s Broken, Crash and Strange Brew. When I need a reminder of home, I listen to….Broken Social Scene, Do Make Say Think, Ohbijou, Holy Fuck, Owen Pallett/Final Fantasy and Nick “Brownman” Ali. My favourite time of the year is….the summer. My all-time local hero is….Jack Layton. My favourite local phrase is…“eh!”. My favourite words of wisdom/words to live by are….I don’t have any. What I love most about my home (country) is….the diversity, the progressivism and the great outdoors!