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Victoria, an only daughter, tries to decipher her mother’s resentment towards her by parsing through old photographs and new footage.

My Mother Resents Me screens on Sunday, February 9 at 11:00 am, preceding the feature film Queer Coolie-tudes.

DIRECTOR: Victoria Linares Villegas
COUNTRY: Domincan Republic
LANGUAGE: Spanish with English subtitles
DURATION: 7 minutes
YEAR: 2019
Genre: Experimental
TYPE: Short Films

About the Director

Victoria Linares is a filmmaker based in the Dominican Republic. Her short film Stay Quiet (2018), was premiered at the International Film Festival in Quito (2018) and has been awarded in several festivals for Best Short Film, People’s Choice Award and also Best Actress. Her latest work My Mother Resents Me premiered at the Milwaukee Underground Film Festival in 2019 and got Honorable Mention. This work of non fiction has been official selection in various festivals such as New Orleans Film Festival, MixBrasil and Bushwick Film Festival which won the Special Jury Prize for Best Short Doc. Victoria recently won the Ibermedia Development Fund with her feature film El Ruido de Las Cosas.


Little Haiti Cultural Complex

212 NE 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137

DATE: Sunday, February 9, 2020
TIME: 11:00 am