Synopsis: In reverence to the British paintings that watch over her from inside a desolate stately home, a young Pakistani girl aspires to become the perfect upper-class lady.
About the Filmmaker: Aqsa Arif is a Scottish/Pakistani interdisciplinary artist and emerging filmmaker based in Glasgow, graduating Glasglow School of Art in 2019. Her work explores the narrative of her psychological experience of re-settlement in the western culture, identity disruption and the process of healing through archetypal self-individuation, manifesting through surreal fantasy and fictional worldbuilding. She has shown work at the Royal Scottish Academy, Jupiter Artland and Gallery of Modern Art.
This film is showing in the The Recollection Collection shorts screening at The Forum Auditorium on 11th November at 15:00.
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Selected films from the The Recollection Collection strand will be available online from 12th November until 3rd December.
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