26 mins

This Mother Has A Dream. It Turns Into Her Daughter’s Nightmare

Requiem For Herstory

A young girl, with a love of music, yearns for the sense of peace and identity while suffering under the oppression of mother's demands. She undergoes a strange spiritual metamorphosis. The film conveys elements of Expressionism and sensitive emotional development of a young girl. All characters speak “Made- Up Language” This story happens in a mystery Environment of an oppressed household. The place and time period could be some place some time in the future or in another universe at the same time period of ours. Without any subtitle, audience could experience an emotional turbulence and tension in complex family dynamics through their expressive gestures, eye glances, vocal tonality, and the strange mood of sadness.

  • Winner "Honorable Mention" 53rd Rochester International Film festival, 2011
  • Nominee "Best Short Film" Toronto Female Eye Film Festival, 2011
  • Creative Arts Film Festival Official Selection, 2011
  • NewFilmmakers New York Summer Fest Showcase Official Selection

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