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If I Were Any Further Away I'd Be Closer to Home


Rental Format(s): Digital File / Digital File - DCP

A silent poem reflecting on the place of my mother's birth and her first traces on earth. A generational portrait of South Asian "makers" becomes a perceptual voyage into memory, experience, and touch.

Credits: Rajee Samarasinghe (Director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, & colorist), Joshua Gen Solondz (Sound/Silence)

Production format: HD video

Awards
2017: "Film House Award for visionary filmmaking" - 44th Athens International Film and Video Festival

Screenings
2019: FLEX FEST
2019: RPM Fest - Boston
2018: RPM Fest Beijing - Preview
2018: 2nd The Unseen Festival
2018: Designed Reminiscence Vol.1
2018: International Video Art Festival «Now&After»
2017: 5th Haverhill Experimental Film Festival
2017: 33rd Internationales Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg
2017: 24th Chicago Underground Film Festival
2017: 60th San Francisco International Film Festival (Golden Gate Award Nominee)
2017: 2nd EPA CINE International Independent Film Festival
2017: 33rd Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
2017: Experiments in Cinema v12.3
2017: 44th Athens International Film and Video Festival
2017: Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin
2017: 39th Big Muddy Film Festival
2016: 17th San Diego Asian Film Festival
2016: 3rd L'Age d'Or film festival
2016: 27th FIDMarseille - Festival international de cinéma de Marseille
2016: 6th Lima Independiente - Festival Internacional de Cine
2016: 62nd Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen
2016: REDCAT, CalArts Film/Video Showcase

Projection note: Please mask the film when projected, if possible, as it will be letterboxed in the digital file.

Rental Fees

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Digital File $60.00  
Digital File - DCP $60.00  

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