The Helper chronicles diverse stories from Hong Kong’s migrant domestic workers, exploring the immense contribution they make to society in the face of heart-breaking separation from their loved ones.

The Unsung Heroes, a choir of 50 Filipinas prepare to sing the anthemic “I Wish I Could Kiss You Goodnight” before an audience of thousands at Hong Kong’s Clockenflap music festival. Will they be ready to perform with professionals in time?

From Hong Kong’s peaks to the top of the world, helper/avid climber Liza attempts to summit Island Peak in the Himalayas for the second time. Is her infectious spirit and determination enough?

Also we explore the challenges faced by a Nurul, a new mother, ensnared within the legal system with only local NGO’s helping her to stay afloat. Will she win her fight for justice?

However our overarching message is a positive one, giving a human face to an often-critiqued community, highlighting their tenacity and countering negativity with uplifting stories of achievement.

Watch The Helper

Meanwhile – here’s some information on where you can watch the film…

The Helper is distributed by Edko Films in Hong Kong.  Purchase tickets to see the film in Hong Kong from October 10th 2017 at

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates on when and where you can watch The Helper internationally:

Listen to the Soundtrack

You can check out the soundtrack to the film featuring the original score and songs on Spotify or on Apple Music or to purchase on iTunes

Recent Media Coverage

Additionally – you can read more about the film at the publications listed below…

SCMP Review:




Show Your Thanks

Furthermore, you can get involved in amplifying the impact of The Helper in a few different ways:

  • Say a big “Thank You” to the Helper in your life!
  • Make a public gesture of gratitude and join our  “Thanks A Million” campaign hosted on our Facebook page
  • Finally – request a private screening of The Helper for your company or school – contact us at



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