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nutag-homeland

Alisi Telengut  | CANADA | 2016 | 6 MIN | animation

Sunday 22 October 2017 | 11:00 AM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3
Screening as part of The Land Within

A visual poem and surrealist requiem for the Kalmyk people who were forcibly removed from their homeland by the USSR between 1943-1957. With frame-by-frame hand painted imagery, the film contemplates a displaced diaspora and the significance of home.

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Alisi Telengut (Telengut) is a visual artist, filmmaker and animator currently based in Montreal. She is interested in the notions of visual poetry, lyrical representations of memory, and experimental ethnography.