A Mother’s Body is an intimate portrayal of two women hotel cleaners from a daughter’s
perspective. While the women perform their daily work, the daughter reflects on how their
profession affects their bodies and relationship to time. Meanwhile, the women navigate and
negotiate the demands of the strenuous labour with experience, preciseness, and beauty.
2021 - Tempo dokumentärfilmsfestival (World Premiere, Honoury mention)
2021 - Hot Docs International Filmfestival 
2021 - IFEMA Filmfestival
2021 - Black Star Film Festival
2021 - Verin Short Film Festval
2021 - PING
2021 - Nordisk Panorama (Opening Film)
2021 - Nordic Labour Film Festival
2021 - CinemAfrica Filmfestival (Best Short)
2021 - Panora Film Festival
2022 - Arktisen Upeeta 
2022 - KinoPra Festival
2022 - Doc Lounge
2022 - Folkets bio
Värnamo Filmhistoriska Festival

2022 -
Shortlisted as  'Best short film' Swedish Academy Award (Guldbaggen)
2023 - Europanorama

Director: Jonelle Twum
PRODUCER: Hawa Sanneh
1st AD: Juliette Pinzón
DoP: Malin LQ
Focus puller: Kelly Wedin
Sound: Tigran Arakelyan
Editor: Moa Nyberg Waller, Ali Alsalem
Sound design: Tove Lidman
Additional sound: Emil Göthberg
Music composition: Javad Safari 
Graphic art design: Lina Forsgren
Colorist: Filip Stankovic 

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