A filmic essay which explores the co-opting of icons by political agendas. This experimental short is told through personal narrative, Super 8mm home movies, Bollywood film clips and comic book art.
In Whose Name 2 min excerpt.
Highlights: Currently in distribution with Third World Newsreel (www.twn.org). Awarded Best Short Documentary at Tupelo Film Festival, 2005. Opening Night Film at Tasveer; Seattle’s 2nd Independent South Asian Film Festival (September 2005), Museum of Modern Art, February 2006.
Official Selections & Screenings:
Fourth Annual Indo American Arts Council Film Festival in New York, 2004
The World Performing & Visual Arts Festival in Lahore, 2004
Fifteen Minute Fringe Festival, New Delhi, 2004
Celebrating Women Film and Videomakers at UN NGO CSW Celebrating Beijing + Ten World Forum for Women in New York, 2005
UNIFEM Film Festival in Sarasota, FL, 2005
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 2005
Southside Film Festival in Bethlehem, PA, 2005
28th Asian American International Film Festival, 2005
Artwallah, Los Angeles, July 2005
South Asia Forum, Madison, 2005
2005 GirlFest Film Festival, Honolulu, 2005
Rome International Film Festival, Rome, GA 2005
8th International Barcelona Short Film Festival, 2005
Evil City Film Festival in New York City 2005
Ninth Annual Madcat Women’s International Film Festival, 2005
Boston Asian American Film Festival, 2005
d.u.m.b.o art festival in New York, 2005
San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, 2006
2006 Harlem Film Festival, 2006
DOCUSUR, Canary Islands, 2006
Maine Women and Girls Film Festival, 2006
DestinAsian at National Maritime Museum, London, 2008
Bombay Mix Bitesize Festival in London, 2009
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