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Independent Lens | Mimi and Dona

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A film by Sophie Sartain

Premiering Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:30am on WMHT TV

WMHT Screenings:  
Thursday, November 12 at 5:30PM I The Independent Living Center of the Hudson Valley - RSVP here 

Additional Screenings: 
Friday, November 20 at 7:00 PM I Fenimore Art Museum. Cooperstown, NY
Please register for the screening by calling Andie Alban at 607-547-1453. Registration is recommended, though not mandatory.


For 64 years, 92-year-old Mimi has cared for her daughter Dona, who has an intellectual disability, and now faces the inevitable: to find Dona a home. This alternately heartbreaking and heartwarming film by Mimi’s granddaughter tells the story of a quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo, and their effect on three generations of a Texas family. 

Available  November 1 - 22, 2015 for the 2015 - 2016 Indie Lens Pop Up season.

Please contact Jenn Baumstein, to set up a screening.

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