To My Motherland

SYNOPSIS

To My Motherland is an experimental personal essay film that blends personal photographs and home videos to explore the complexities of immigration, language, and returning to the motherland.

DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT

This film is based on my experiences this summer visiting family in Peru for the first time in over 13 years and touches on feelings of dislocation as the daughter of Peruvian immigrants raised in the US.

FILM FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
  • Comcast Xfinity on Demand
  • Independent Film Night at The Newtown Theatre
  • BackUp Film Festival at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany
  • Philadelphia Latino Film Festival Youth Programing
  • Nominee, Best Experimental (University) Film at the Rough Cut Film Festival in Philadelphia, PA
  • Official Shortlist of the Independent Women Film Festival at Lost Format Society in London, England
  • Newark International Film Festival in Newark, NJ
  • Grand Rapids Feminist Film Fest in Grand Rapids, MI

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