English (2014)

Alenka is a Polish housekeeper living in Queens, NY. As she tries to give her young son a better life in America, his quick assimilation threatens to leave her behind. She must make the decision to catch up or risk being left behind forever. 6 minutes.

Written & Directed by Amanda Quaid
With Amanda Quaid, Olaf Lawecki, Salena Qureshi

Official Selection: Cannes Short Film Corner, San Francisco Immigrant Film Festival, Regards au Longs-Courts (Winner Best Actress), NSI Online Short Film Festival, NYWIFT Immigrant Experiences Series, St. Francis College Women's Film Festival (Winner Best Professional Narrative Film).