Filmmaker and artist Mabel Valdiviezo reunites with her family in Peru after 16 years of silence, confronting haunting childhood memories and a troubled past as an undocumented immigrant in the United States. 

Offering intimate access to the artist and her vibrant photo-paintings of the family, Prodigal Daughter is a cinematic exploration of family bonds, belonging, and the transformative power of art, giving audiences a slice of life that challenges the prevailing narrative of “good immigrant” versus “bad immigrant.”