Directed by Maren Wickwire

Together Apart is an intimate family portrait of two Igorot women, a mother and a daughter, who left the Philippines to seek work abroad. Guil Ann, a twenty-five-year-old woman from the Cordilleras, follows her own mother Carren to the other side of the world. As the most eastern outpost of the European Union, Cyprus has one of the lowest wages for migrant domestic helpers, but still recruits large numbers of workers. Only months after mother and daughter reunite on the island, unexpected events lead to Carren’s forced departure.


Click to Remain (2016) 

Directed by Valerie Kittlitz and Maren Wickwire

Click to Remain' follows participants of an event organized by Avaaz, a digital petitioning platform. In the wake of the Brexit referendum in June of 2016, Avaaz invited its members to a kiss chain which took place in four major capitals across Europe. The film examines the implications of digital activism both on an emotional as well as an economic level.
The idea of 'love' is prevalent in activist jargon, and was strongly advocated within the kissing chain. The film explores the subjective notion and commercial value of this term. In an increasingly mobile and digitally active society, as one participant puts it, 'you can spread out your commitment to almost everything.



Directed by Maren Wickwire

After being the regional manager of thirty-two Tommy Hilfiger stores in Texas, Moriyah is now a mother living in the Negev desert in Israel. She is not only fighting to keep the constant flow of sand out of her trailer home but also the feeling of not being able to live up to other people's expectations.