Roots

ROOTS

Short Film

A couple looks hopefully into the future. They soon discover the obstacles they must overcome to be accepted. As generations evolve their position alters in what was once a foreign land.



  • BFI London Film Festival 2019 – Oberhausen International Short Film Festival 2020 – No Room Left in the Margins Film Festival 2020 – World Cinema Film Festival 2020 (Best Short Film) – Vía XIV International Short Film Festival 2020 – Bolton International Film Festival 2020 – Pune Short Film Festival 2020

Exhibitions
Selected for Photo Fringe OPEN20 Moving Image Festival 3-31 October 2020 – http://2020.photofringe.org/hussinaraja
Selected for the CONTESTED DESIRES artist film programme 2020/21 – https://bit.ly/3f2MTZj

Press – article published by Deeyah Khan’s sister-hood magazine
https://sister-hood.com/hussina-raja/roots/

Director: Hussina Raja
Cast: Hussina Raja, Zia Ahmed
Cinematographer: Felix Schmilinsky
Editor: 
Janka Troeber
Music: Sarathy Korwar

Funded with the support of Project Phakama UK Artist Bursary 2019