“Beautiful Fragments” is a comedic short film that explores themes of race, beauty and identity with the central relationship of the piece being between a mother and a daughter.
We open on Aris in the waiting room of a plastic surgery office as she waits for her mother, Maya to finish her postoperative boob job follow-up. Aris is there to explore her own options for self-modification and she has a decision to make. Will she follow in Maya’s footsteps or will she follow her own path?
Directed by Aris Mendoza (USA)