A visit to my mother’s home art studio in Texas prompts a deeper exploration into the meaning of home across generations and landscapes. (90 min. English, Turkish and Arabic.)


WINNER, Independent Spirit Awards TRUER THAN FICTION Award, Jan 2020

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE, Austin Asian American Film Festival, May 2019

SPECIAL JURY AWARD, San Diego Asian Film Festival, Nov 2019

SPECIAL JURY AWARD, LA Asian Pacific Film Festival, May 2019
SPECIAL JURY MENTION, New Orleans Film Festival, Oct. 2018

Official website at www.jaddolandfilm.com



Dir. Nadia Shihab

Edited by Avril Jacobson

Produced by Talal Al-Muhanna & Nadia Shihab

Assoc. Produced by Sara Dosa & Lara Sarkissian

Original Music by Mark David Ashworth, Nadia Shihab & Martin Crane

Color/Online by Robert Arnold

Sound Mix by Dan Olmsted


Sundance Documentary Fund, Center for Asian American Media, Firelight Media, Tribeca Film Institute, World Channel/America Reframed, IFP Doc Lab, Center for Cultural Innovation, ENJAAZ, Formby Fellowship