After her sitcom was canceled, Kimmie, an uptight failing TV screenwriter, returns home from L.A to her mother’s home looking for comfort and understanding. Sandra, her mother is a bohemian performance artist who wants to reconnect with her daughter. But Kimmie wants to write a script about her grandmother’s immigration stories and Sandra shuts her down because this part of her past is too painful.


  • Quy Gia Pham: Director Impermanence
  • Quy Gia Pham: Writer Impermanence
  • Caroline Donica: Writer
  • Liz Kraushaar: Producer
  • Caroline Donica: Key Cast, “Kimmie”
  • Janet Song: Key Cast, “Sandra”


  • Project Type: Short, Student
  • Genres: Drama, Comedy
  • Runtime: 14 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date: May 27, 2020
  • Production Budget: 7,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: English
  • Shooting Format: Digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35.1
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes