"What My Mother Told Me" is a dramatic journey towards one woman’s self-discovery. The story focuses on Jesse, a young woman from England, who goes to Trinidad to bury her father. Reluctantly she agrees to meet her mother, whom she thinks abandoned her as a child and learns of her parents’ troubled and violent marriage. Jesse is forced to face the truth about her past.
Produced by : Leda Serene Films
Cast: Adjoa Andoh, Leonie Forbes & Clarence Smith
Awards: "Best film Portraying the Black Experience" - Festival of Black International Cinema, 2006.
"Producer’s Choice Award" - Women of Color Film Festival, Berkeley, California.
"Producer's Award" - Women of the Sun Festival.
- abandonment, domestic abuse, family relations