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Push & Pull

Directed by Dorothy Pranolo

  • Grades:
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Lisa feels constantly pressured by her mother to be a perfect violinist. When a much-anticipated audition brings the tension between the two to a head, Lisa is forced to decide whose dreams she is going to follow: her mother's, or her own?

Director(s): Dorothy Pranolo
Rating: PG
Language: Mandarin
Year: 2011
Country: Australia
Runtime: 10 minutes
Grades: 6 to 8


Director Biography: Dorothy Pranolo

Dorothy Pranolo

Dorothy Pranolo is a filmmaker, production designer, and editor. She received a bachelor of arts in Communication and Film Theory from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and completed her diploma of Screen & Media from the Sydney Film School in 2011. She is currently based in New York City, where she works for the Museum of Modern Art as a freelance editor and production assistant. Push & Pull (13) marks her directorial debut.