Three women talking outside of an apartment

My Mom and the Girl


Susie Singer Carter, American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker

A true story based on an odd encounter that an East Coast woman with Alzheimer’s has one night on the capricious streets of East L.A. An unusual chance meeting that proves to have a profoundly positive effect on three very disparate – desperate – women.

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