After My Garden Grows


A new short documentary by ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER

Megan Mylan


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After My Garden Grows, a new short documentary from Oscar® winner Megan Mylan tells the story of Monika, a rural Indian teenager growing food to feed her family, and the seeds of her own independence, in a tiny rooftop garden.

A Principe Productions film supported by the Sundance Institute in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and additional support from the Kendeda Fund. Learn more about the Sundance Short Film Challenge.


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