Pulling Seedlings

Director: Eris Qian
Screenwriters: Eris Qian

Institute History

  • 2021 Women In Film/Sundance Institute Financing Intensive


When an algorithm convinces an ambitious Chinese-American mother that her daughter will never be anything more than average, she explores genetic technology that might eventually create the perfect child. Pulling Seeds is an intimate character drama charting one woman’s revelation of love and acceptance in a data-driven, socially competitive world.

Screening Details


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