WATCH: Linya-Linya’s Short Film Inspires You to Find Peace in Being Alone

It’s been over two months since we’ve confined ourselves in our own homes, adjusting to a life where we can no longer enjoy leisure time outdoors, have to depend on online video calls to keep our social connections, and must learn to be comfortable on being alone. But all these, while suffering from a global health crisis, has made us feel more anxious and miserable day by day.

This inspired local witty apparel brand Linya-Linya to release an animated short film that can help us process these overwhelming feelings.

In partnership with Highball Studios, Studio V, and Hit Productions, Linya-Linya’s short film titled “Kalmahan Mo Lang: Isang Paalala sa Pahinga at Paghinga” features different characters mirroring what each of us is going through at present — mourning our canceled travel plans, passing time by learning a new skill, or drinking our loneliness away — presented in a way that feels like a 4-minute guided meditation.

“We wanted to remind Filipinos to take a breather and keep calm amidst the pandemic. Our film is about facing the anxieties and challenges of what’s ahead of us, a message from Linya-Linya that although we’re confined alone in our own private spaces, we’re all in this together,” said Ali Sangalang, the Creative Director of Linya-Linya.

“Linya-Linya hopes to create more videos to help Filipinos cope and be at peace with themselves. After all, as part of the digital world that gives everyone content at such a high rate, they know that things can get overwhelming.”

Watch the video below:

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