Letter From Your Far-Off Country

  • 17'
  • USA
  • 2020
In this film shot on 16mm, Sanzgiri traces lines and lineages of ancestral memory, poetry and his history. A search for solidarity in the sounds and colours of a spontaneous movement in Delhi led by Muslim women, an Iqbal Bano song, images of B.R. Ambedkar – a radical anti-caste Dalit intellectual – all revolving around a letter addressed to a distant relative. Seeking to reclaim the past from erasure, and provide a journey towards a potential future.
Director
Suneil Sanzgiri
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
USA
Production Year
2020
Festival Edition
IFFR 2021
Length
17'
Medium
DCP
Languages
English, Hindi, Urdu
Producer
Suneil Sanzgiri
Sales
Suneil Sanzgiri
Cinematography
Suneil Sanzgiri
Editor
Suneil Sanzgiri
Sound Design
Suneil Sanzgiri
Music
Amirtha Kidambi, Lea Bertucci, Booker Stardrum, Tyler Tadlock
Website
https://suneilsanzgiri.com/