Directed by Winter Smiley
Split into three chapters, MOTHERLANDS follows the stories of seven Filipina women as their tales interweave across generations, borders, and bloodlines.
Winter Smiley is a 16 year old filmmaker based in between cultures and histories. A women of color enthusiast and a cinematography lover, her main interests lie in reclaiming her agency through film by challenging the status quo of representation in media and archiving stories that are often forgotten.
Director: Winter Smiley
Cinematographer: Winter Smiley
Editor: Winter Smiley
Shorts Programs / 62 minsFREE PROGRAM. "From Vision to Reel" showcases short films created by emerging filmmakers of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent. Films range from topics related to immigration, family history, gender identity, sexuality, struggles and resiliency in this current political and economic climate. — June Kaewsith