WITH MY MOTHER is a powerful pairing of two outstanding narrative films that showcase the complex relationship between mothers and daughters. Join us afterwards as we talk to the filmmakers and explore the topics brought up in the films.
Conversation moderated by Sapana Sakya, CAAM’s Talent Development & Special Projects Manager.
Co-presented by Hong Kong Association of Northern California.
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Awaken is a short film about RAKHI SINGH, who has recently put her mom, UMA SINGH, into a “care center” after exploring other options for her Alzheimers Disease.
A second-generation Chinese American woman pieces together the memory of her mother’s last days when her mother had lost English due to Alzheimer’s, while she doesn’t speak Chinese. Lost in language yet without words, she finally connects to her mother’s heritage as well as her own roots.