“My mother’s wound”is an autobiographical short documentary about filmmaker’s mother. In this multi-media mixed film, the author tells the story of her mother who was born and grew up in Soviet Union, struggled through new capitalist regime, the unknown, and patriarchy, developing a depression and passing the trauma to her daughter.

Gulzat Matisakova, is a documentary filmmaker interested in the stories of the oppressed. She describes her approach to filmmaking as personal in perspective and political in scope. The stories she tells are intimate and focused on highlighting social injustices. She tries to make films in the spirit of radical softness when the well-being of the characters must be paramount, even if that means the film might not get made.