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In a parent-teacher meeting with a distraught mother, a teacher is exposed to a world she readily empathises with.
But where does the truth lie? 

Film Shortage Premiere + Interview:

Official Selection:
23rd FirstGlance Los Angeles Film Festival 2023 
Hollywood ShortsFest 2023

Venice Shorts 2023
Swedish International Film Festival (Nominee), Dec 2022
New York Shorts International Film Festival 2022 (Digital Edition)

FirstGlance Nominations:
Mela Hudson Award - Nominee
Best Director - Nominee
Best Actress - Nominee (Karen Tan Bee Lin)

*SCAPE National Youth Film Awards 2023:
Best Screenplay - Winner
Best Director - Nominee
Best Lead Performance - Nominee (Lim Shi-An)
Best Editing - Nominee

Mirada Corta Short Film Festival 2024 - Visiones Unicas Selection 
CLIMAX Festival Internacional de Cinema Independiente 2023 - Finalist;
Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role - Nominee (Lim Shi-An)

New York Indie Shorts Awards 2023 - Jury's Choice Award 

Rome Prisma Film Awards - Monthly Pick, Nov 2022

Karen Tan Bee Lin, Lim Shi-An, Nora Samosir

17 min.

Indie Shorts Mag — Motherland: Weaponised Assumptions, and Those Who Use Them
Short Films Matter — "A startling drama that delves into a hostile
mother/daughter relationship."
Film Threat — "... the story of a deteriorating family and a deeply buried truth."

Xintian Observes — EXTRAordinary#1 Denise Khng, made an independent short film


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