My Mother's Daughter

Filmed through a daughter’s eyes, an emotionally provoking portrait of her mother’s reflection on the joys and regrets of life as a daughter, a mother, a single parent, an immigrant in the United States.

  • Ashley Sebok
    Director
  • Ashley Sebok
    Writer
  • Sayblee Darsale
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 24 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • FilmGate Presents: I'm Not Gonna Move to L.A. (N.O.L.A.)
    Miami, FL
    United States
    March 15, 2017
    Audience Award
Director Biography - Ashley Sebok

Ashley Sebok was born in The Hague, Netherlands, and raised in Miami. As the only child to a Dutch father and Liberian mother, Ashley’s cultural heritage continues to be a defining part of her personal and artistic journey, informing her process and practice.

Ashley discovered her love for film and photography while on a semester abroad in India during her senior year of high school, which resulted in a strong portfolio that earned her a full scholarship to Parsons the New School for Design in New York, with opportunities to study in Paris and Beijing.

Since graduation, Ashley focuses her artistic practice on photography, film, and video installation, exploring intersectionality, cultural identity, family, femininity, and motherhood.

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