When filmmaker and artist Mabel Valdiviezo reunites with her family in Peru after sixteen years of silence, she decides to reveal her troubled past as an immigrant in the U.S. Diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, and using her art as a saving grace, Mabel must find a way to heal her broken family ties before it is too late. 

Deeply rooted in the lived experience of Latina immigrant women, Prodigal Daughter explores the nexus of family reconnection, gendered migration, mental health, and art as a source of empowerment.