Parallel Mothers – American Film Institute

2022 Academy Award Nominees in Conversation with AFI

In honor of the 94th Academy Awards, AFI is thrilled to share exclusive conversations with the nominees and filmmakers behind the nominated films. From conversations at AFI FEST in the historic Chinese Theatre and AFI DOCS to intimate discussions with Fellows at the AFI Conservatory, go behind the scenes of the creative process with artists...
Parallel Mothers Film Still - Penélope Cruz and Milena Smit

AFI Movie Club: PARALLEL MOTHERS

Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film, PARALLEL MOTHERS (2021),  follows two women Janis and Ana – both single mothers – from the moment they give birth to two daughters. Janis is thrilled by her accidental pregnancy, seeing it as perhaps her last chance at motherhood, while the adolescent Ana is scared and traumatized by the...
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