Sheela, a 22-year-old Indian University student struggles to write her personal statement to Harvard Law University and gets immersed in flashbacks of her childhood, causing her to relive hurtful moments of always trying to please her mother.
As Sheela tries to think of when she first realized as a child that she wanted to be a lawyer, she remembers that it was really her mother’s dream that she be a lawyer one day.
As Sheela digs deeper into her memories, unresolved conflict with her mother comes up. With the help of a guide, Sheela goes back to her past and confronts her inner child. She tells an 8-year-old version of herself at the most hurtful moment in her life, exactly what she wished someone had told her then.
Sheela comes back into present reality transformed into a stronger version of herself with new found faith in creating her own path.
Directed by Nimra Khan (USA)