Scars Of our Mothers’ Dreams

Scars Of our Mothers’ Dreams

Scars Of Our Mothers’ Dreams is a short documentary 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.

When : Saturday 27th _ 2.15 pm

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Meschida Philip is a Grenadian/American filmmaker. Her current directorial work includes a short documentary on parent-child separation as a consequence of migration entitled “Scars of our Mothers’ Dreams.” She has her Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in film degree from The City College of New York with a concentration on Documentary Filmmaking. She freelances with different production house including CaFA as a program liaison assisting with securing and promoting Caribbean Films throughout the Caribbean Diaspora.

Meschida is an activist that is primarily interested in social issues affecting Caribbean families and communities, including immigration, education, children/women’s rights and children/human trafficking. Armed with her degree and a knack for storytelling, she uses film and photography as her medium to give light to those issues.





 11 minutes 18 seconds

Producer : Meschida Philip, Dominique Remy
Director : Meschida Philip
Writer : Meschida Philip
Key Cast : Anthony D. Bridgeman, Natasha LaMothe, Melissa Jeremiah