Best Experimental Film

United States|13'10
Director Zubaidah Kalilah WAAJID
Loyola Marymount University

As a witness of the brutal rape and murder of her mother while crossing the border, Ru, 9, is disjointed from reality. She experiences a metaphysical journey while chasing her mother’s memory. This film touches on the larger issue of sexual violence against migrant women and the grief that follows.