Agantukayan / Strangers

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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.

Rajee Samarasinghe

Milani Samarasinghe
Kamala Ranatunga

Shalani Dilasha
Kamala Ranatunga
Sarath Diyananda

Rajee Samarasinghe
Milani Samarasinghe

Screenings and Awards:
2022: Best Documentary Short, Honorable Mention - 17th Tacoma Film Festival
2022: University of Colorado Boulder - First Person Cinema
2022: 23rd San Diego Asian Film Festival
2022: 8th San Diego Underground Film Festival - Selections
2022: 3rd Lima Alterna International Film Festival
2022: 25th Antimatter [Media Art]
2022: AgX - The Short Films of Rajee Samarasinghe
2022: 29th Chicago Underground Film Festival
2022: Los Angeles Filmforum - A collection of films by Rajee Samarasinghe
2022: 2nd Prismatic Ground
2022: California Institute of the Arts - Cinematic Voices
2022: The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA Doc Fortnight 2022

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