Your Mother And I

Director: Anna Maguire
Short Film :: Shorties
Running Time:
13:20

Screening Info:
Friday, November 11
1:15 PM
Thalian Ballroom

Credits:
Director: Anna Maguire Actors: Don McKellar, Julia Sarah Stone
Country:
Canada/UK
Johnna's dad talks too much, and Johnna herself lives inside her head. 'Your Mother and I' looks at the small moments that belie the larger tensions between families and generations, whilst Johnna's dad recounts all the ways he and his wife changed the world. Or so he says.

Screening in Pufferfish Shorts

Director Bio:
After attending Cambridge University where she read English Literature, Anna branched out into making her own work. Her films have been recognized at festivals around the world. She has been nominated for various awards including Best Director under the age of 25 at the 2014 Underwire Film Festival, Best Film at the Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival and Best Director award at the 2016 BFI Future Film Festival. Her latest short YOUR MOTHER AND I, an adaptation of Dave Eggers’ eponymous short story, premiered at TIFF in 2016 and has gone on to play at the BFI London Film Festival (2016) among others, where it has been nominated for the Best Short Film award. She has just finished a short documentary about memory and aging and is working on her next short CONSTELLATIONS, about female sexual exploration and desire. She is currently writing her first feature film.