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Now Available: Rajee Samarasinghe’s Agantukayan / Strangers

Posted February 24th, 2023 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Digital Files, News / Events

Agantukayan / Strangers (2022, 11 minutes, b&w, sound, digital file or DCP)

As a child, my mother was sent away to live with other relatives for a number of years, away from her own parents and siblings. This footage was shot shortly after the civil war in Sri Lanka on the occasion of my mother’s long-delayed reunion with Kamala, the aunt she lived with during that time. Kamala was living a life of solitude at this point and has now since passed away – this film is dedicated to her.