Make It Work

They live in 3 Asian cities, yet share the same fate. They lost their jobs in the pandemic. In this observational documentary, filmed over six months, spanning Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, CNA tracks the lives of three individuals to document the real impact of COVID-19 on people's lives and livelihoods. How do they hunker down to make ends meet for their families? What painful decisions do they have to make? Will they forgo hopes of finding similar work by adopting career changes or take the risk of starting a new business? What is the emotional strain on their mental health and on the relationships with their loved ones? How will they explain the harsh new normal to their children and elderly dependents?

They live in 3 Asian cities, yet share the same fate. They lost their jobs in the pandemic. In this observational documentary, filmed over six months, spanning Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, CNA tracks the lives of three individuals to document the real impact of COVID-19 on people's lives and livelihoods. How do they hunker down to make ends meet for their families? What painful decisions do they have to make? Will they forgo hopes of finding similar work by adopting career changes or take the risk of starting a new business? What is the emotional strain on their mental health and on the relationships with their loved ones? How will they explain the harsh new normal to their children and elderly dependents?

Ep 1 Life Upended
46 mins

Daryll, Alba and Air find new ways to make ends meet after losing their jobs in the pandemic.

Ep 1 Life Upended

Daryll, Alba and Air find new ways to make ends meet after losing their jobs in the pandemic.

Ep 2 Time To Hustle
46 mins

Air, Alba and Daryll face challenges as they eke out a living in a pandemic.

Ep 2 Time To Hustle

Air, Alba and Daryll face challenges as they eke out a living in a pandemic.

Ep 3 Best Laid Plans
48 mins

The best laid plans by Alba, Daryll and Air go awry in a fast-moving pandemic.

Ep 3 Best Laid Plans

The best laid plans by Alba, Daryll and Air go awry in a fast-moving pandemic.

Additional Information

Make It Work
Released2021
Genrescurrent affairs
Seasons1
Suitable For All Ages