H O M E

"H O M E" tries to reflect on the some of social issues that affect marginalized communities. Pollution, environmental racism, colonialism, violence against non-conformation to cis-heteronormativity and immigration and are some problems that disproportionately effect marginalized people. This experimental short film tries to raise awareness and their voices.
Who has the privilege of having a home?
What are we doing to our home?

Cue: 10:13- 13:10

  • Sarmistha Talukdar
    Director
  • Sarmistha Talukdar
    Writer
  • Sarmistha Talukdar
    Producer
  • Angel Flowers/ Jafar
    Key Cast
  • Maebe
    Key Cast
  • Sana
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Experimental
  • Genres:
    Experimental, Decolonization, Colonialism, LGBTQIA+
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 26, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    India
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Sarmistha Talukdar

Sarmistha Talukdar is an artist, musician, scientist, activist and a community organizer. Their interest in art started at very early age. Since then as a visual artist they have explored various mediums of expression such as contemporary abstract and pop-surrealism in traditional media, mixed media, digital art, photography and videography. As a sound artist they perform solo as Tavishi which has received positive reviews in Noisey, Wire, Daily Bandcamp, to name a few. They also initiated an all queer experimental music improv collective called Womajich Dialyseiz to form a creative safe space away from the violence of cis heteronormativity.

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Director Statement

Sarmistha's personal aim as an artist is to amalgamate science, art and music in a form that engages the audience as well as provides ephemeral sanctuaries for catharsis.