Private Project

Mother's Fears

“Mother’s Fears” is a participatory documentary that interviews three diverse women with male children of color living in America. All these women come from different social, economic backgrounds. They all share one common fears of safety for their male children. Each story will display a different angle of fears and struggle of seeing her son engaging in today’s society being born into a specific race of color. These selected mothers have agreed to honest and direct regarding the fearful situations that their son will face at one point in time.

  • Shereen Williams
  • Shereen Williams
  • Alicia Woods
    American red and black
  • Ratha Chen
  • Dwight Williams
    Key Cast
  • Saniquaia Saalam
    Key Cast
  • Sarah Duruy
    Key Cast
    Temple University
  • Kayden Salaam Hardrick
    Key Cast
  • Shawn Salaam Hardrick
    Key Cast
  • Siliva Espinnosa
    Key Cast
  • Max Espinnosa
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 10, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digtal ,HD
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • La Angeles Film Awards
    United States
    No screening just reviewed
Director Biography - Shereen Williams

Shereen Williams is a new breakout filmmaker/documentarian that produces highly evocative and inspired work with strong experimental concepts. Armed with an MA in Media X Arts from Temple University and a MA in New Media Journalism from Full Sail, she brings both innovation and a strong understanding of the nuances of new media production. In both the art installation "The Art of Escaping the Plantation", and her documentary "Mother's Fears", Shereen utilizes highly performative, avant-garde and unconventional methods to explore contemporary and historical social issues. Her work promotes a strong emotional connection with audiences, while simultaneously boldly addressing complex topics. An established blogger, new media personality, and burgeoning producer, Shereen created and has over 10,000 followers.

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