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TAPE collective - Artist talk 9 March 2022

Please find attached slides, a link to the recording and other relevant links below for the above event.

It was a great session that was just too short, TAPE are doing really great work.



Homeland Trilogy

(UK 2017 Dir Asena Nour Oyzoyn 7 min)

A trilogy of short documentaries ('Fatherland', 'Motherland', 'Homeland') mapping out the personal migration stories of the filmmaker's family, as well as a look at a generation of young Muslims in multicultural London.

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Taarof: A Verbal Dance

(UK 2018. Dir Alannah Olivia. 17min)

A young woman attends the funeral of her estranged father and trips on the customs and traditional ideals of what it is to be an Iranian woman.

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Mother’s Apricot Compote

(UK 2020. Nia Fekri. 23 min)

A fragmentary narrative of two women whose lives are distant from each other yet hold traces of one another. This film conjures the ghosts that hover over the day to day lives of these two women; a rumination on the experience of the immigrant.

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Without Warning

(UK 2020, Emily Macrander, 7min)

Without Warning is about a girl who struggles to understand her heritage and identity as a sperm donor baby that grew up not looking like her parents. In an attempt to get to the bottom of ‘where she’s really from’, Ria approaches her Pakistani sperm donor father and hopes to learn more about her heritage through him

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Sorry, My Somali is not Very Good

(UK 2020. Warda Mohamed. 2min)

A young Somali woman has trouble with her mother tongue and gets the encouragement she needs on a phone call with her father.

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Once an Old Lady Sat On My Chest

(UK, 2017, Candice Onyeama. 13min)

A magical realism short about a young British Nigerian woman who is forced to deal with her identity crises when a mysterious old woman squats on chest.

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Rice & Bread

(UK 2019, Greta Griniute, 5min)

A monotonous night in a south London takeaway is ‘enlightened’ when a delivery driver is reminded of a contentious theory he learnt on YouTube.

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Other links

More information about T A P E and But Where Are You Really From?

Film maker conversation -

Video Essay

BFI Player Curated Film List (which also has short films to watch for free)

Download PDF

17 mar 2022

It was a really great session!

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