Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams

Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams


Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams is a film that offers a unique, intimate glimpse into the complexities of parental migration through the lenses of children left behind. Years after her own personal struggle to overcome the feeling of childhood abandonment, filmmaker Meschida Philip returned to Grenada in search of others with similar childhood experiences, to find out how their lives were impacted after their parents​ ​migrated.

Note: This short film screens on Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 am preceding the feature film Homelands.

  • Director: Meschida Philip
  • Country: Grenada
  • Language: English
  • Duation: 11 minutes
  • Year: 2017
  • Type: Short Films

Meschida Philip

About the Director

Meschida Philip was born in Grenada and spent her teenage years in Westchester, New York. Philip earned her MFA in Film at CCNY, and as both activist and filmmaker, she is primarily interested in social issues including immigration, education and children/women’s rights affecting the Caribbean culture and communities throughout Grenada and by extension the Caribbean Diaspora.

O Cinema Wynwood

90 NW 29th Street, Miami, FL 33127

Date: September 29 2017

Time: 11:00 am