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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.

Aesthetica Art Prize 2024 – Finalist

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 (Winner Best Short Film) – Vía XIV International Short Film Festival 2020 – Bolton International Film Festival 2020 (Nominated Best Short Film) – Pune Short Film Festival 2020 – Amnesty International Human Rights Film Festival 2021 – Aesthetica Film Festival 2021 – River to River Florence Indian Film Festival 2021 – Diaspora Film Festival 2021

The London Open 2022 – Whitechapel Gallery
CONTESTED DESIRES artist film programme 2021/22 – UK – Italy – Cyprus – Spain – Portugal – Barbados
Photo Fringe OPEN20 Moving Image Festival 2020

2020 – Deeyah Khan’s sister-hood magazine
2021 – Aral Sea Production’s The Tide magazine

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

Funded with the support of Project Phakama UK Artist Bursary 2019