Canada | 2016 | 6 minutes | Alisi Telengut

This hand-painted visual poem explores the ideas of diaspora, homeland, and the mass deportations of the Kalmyk people during World War II.

Director Biography

Alisi Telengut is an award winning animation filmmaker. Her recent film "Nutag-Homeland" was in the official selection of Sundance and TIFF. "Tears of Inge" received Best Short Film Award at Stockholm Film Festival.

  • Director: Alisi Telengut
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: Canada
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 6 minutes
  • Producer: Alisi Telengut
  • Screenplay: Alisi Telengut
  • Cinematographers: Alisi Telengut
  • Editors: Alisi Telengut, Yannick Carrier
  • Music: Huun-Huur-Tu, Bulgarian Choir Angelite
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Language: No dialogue
  • Format: DCP

This film is playing as a part of Indigenous Without Borders

From Standing Rock to Aotearoa, these shorts, directed by indigenous filmmakers, give passionate voice to the traditions and issues of indigenous populations around the globe.

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