In My Mother’s Closet

Through song and the support of her best friend, Adri reconciles the struggle of wanting to belt out her truth while not wanting to risk her relationship with her religious mother.

Creative team

Writer: Adri Almeida
Directors: Adri Almeida, Carolyn Wu
Producer: Dinaly Tran

Filmmakers’ statement

In My Mother’s Closet explores the intersections of being brown, trans and a woman.

About Adri Almeida

Adri Almeida is a a brown femme singer and emerging artist of theatre, film and the web.

She recently premiered her first musical short film at the Toronto Inside Out LGBT Film Festival in May 2017.

Adri will continue to dream, envision, create, write and sing herself and her intersections into the world’s artistic and creative spaces.

About Carolyn Wu

Carolyn Wu is a cis queer Chinese writer, director, producer, and QTBIPOC film community organizer.

Since her start at Q on CBC Television, her works have screened at Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival, and North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

She was selected to be part of Reel Asian’s 2017 First Feature Program, a development launch pad for short filmmakers developing their first feature film.

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