Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams

Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams

On 14th June, I’ll be hosting a very special Cocktails & Conversations. This time we’ll be looking at parental migration and the impact on the children left behind. At the center of this Cocktails & Conversations will be the screening of  Scars of Our Mothers’ Dreams. Scars of Our Mother’s Dreams is a documentary that explores the impact of parental migration. The film is written and directed by filmmaker Meschida Philip, a Grenadian living in the US. Following the 12 minute film, we’ll have an open Q and A discussion with the Meschida.

This is a must attend event for all the “barrel children”and those impacted by economic and parental migration. This promises to be transformative as the discussion will focus on Trans-national family structures, the material gains verses the emotional baggage that comes with migration.


  • Attendance fee $ EC 25
  • Venue: The Connection, Kirani James Blvd, Upstairs Glean’s Garage, St. George’s
  • Date: Wednesday 14th June, 2017
  • Time: 6-8pm

Register to attend the film screening and Q & A with the director by signing up using the form below the film trailer. Payment can be at the event. As usual, cocktails will be available and free!

Catch the trailer below

Carlana Charles is the visionary and editor-in-chief of FemmePowered. She is a womanist, writer, speaker, story midwife and facilitator of meaningful and engaging conversations. When she is not working in or on FemmePowered, she can be found resting, baking, reading or scribbling furiously in her journal whilst sipping wine or coffee, sometimes both at the same time. She is currently working on her first book and hopes to release it in September 2017.
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