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This short documentary follows the filmmaker's mother, and portrays an intimate look into her journey as a breast cancer survivor whose cancer has returned as Stage IV Breast Cancer. She now lives with metastatic breast cancer but does not let it define who she is and takes life day by day.

Eleanor Cho is a Korean American writer, director, producer and graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. As a filmmaker, she is dedicated to writing and directing stories of underrepresented communities, and highlighting the extraordinary stories of ordinary people. Her award-winning short films have screened at film festivals around the world such as the Transatlantyk Film Festival in Poland, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival, NFFTY and more. She worked as a Writers’ Production Assistant on a new HBO show, THE NEVERS, created by Joss Whedon. She just finished working as a temp executive assistant for HBO’s SVP of Production on shows such as WESTWORLD, THE DEUCE, and HIS DARK MATERIALS. She is part of Creative Visions’ Women Excel Project 2018, Visual Communications’ Armed with a Camera Fellowship 2019 and a Top 10 Finalist for the ABC Women’s Initiative. She recently was selected to be a part of the 2020 Werner Herzog Filmmaking Workshop in the Colombian jungle where she will be making a short film under Werner Herzog’s guidance. more...

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