Short Documentary | Producer 

 Director: Tom Krawczyk   Story/Editor: Colin Santangelo 

 A Polish mother grieves when her only child leaves their home in the suburbs of Chicago to study in Poland. While her son is away, she finds a baby squirrel in her backyard and forges a unique and powerful bond with the animal, raising him as if he were her own child.

 SXSW, Calgary International (Honorable Mention), Atlanta DocuFest (Best Director), Big Sky (Best Mini-Doc Nom), Chicago Critics (Audience Award), Salute Your Shorts (Audience Award), San Franciso International, Santa Barbara International, Seattle International, Palm Springs ShortFest, Hamptons International, DocsMX, Nashville, Martha’s Vineyard, Sidewalk, Indie Street, Still Voices, Snake Alley, Tallgrass, Freashcoast, Drunken, Polish Film Fest LA, FIPADoc, Sedona International, New York International Children’s Festival, Milwaukee 

  The New York Times, Op-Docs / POVDocs on PBS, Season 5 /

Short of the Week (2024 Best Documentary) / Aeon Magazine  

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