Johnna’s dad talks too much, Johnna herself lives inside her own head. ‘Your Mother and I’ looks at the small moments that belie the larger tensions between families and generations, whilst Johnna’s dad recounts all the ways he and his wife changed the world.
Based on the short story by Dave Eggers, adapted by Anna Maguire and Julia Hart, directed by Anna Maguire, Produced by Kat Hidalgo, Anna Maguire and Peter Kuplowsky and starring Don McKellar and Julia Sarah Stone
World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival 2016. We have gone on to play at the BFI London Film Festival where the film was nominated for the Best Short Film Award, Vancouver International Film Festival 2016, Cucalorus 2016 and the St Louis International Film Festival¬†among others. At the start of 2017 we¬†screened at the London Short Film Festival where Anna was nominated for the Bechdel Test Fest Best Female Director Award, and ‘Your Mother and I’ took home the Best British Short Film prize, supported by the British Council.
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