Split into three chapters, MOTHERLANDS follows the stories of seven Filipina women as their tales interweave across generations, borders, and bloodlines.

  • Winter Smiley
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    documentary, short, student, filipina, asian american, family
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 37 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 4, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • San Diego Asian Film Festival 2016

    World Premiere
Director Biography - Winter Smiley

Winter 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.

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