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ul-Umra
2022, France/ India, 16mm, 8', B&W, silent

In 1887 the Hyderabadi Nobleman Viqar-ul-Umra commissioned a mosque to be built from his memory of the Moorish Mosques he saw on a voyage to Andalusia. This film is an attempt to remember ul-Umra's mosque through movement and stillness, image and its absence.

Exhibition format: 16mm print, DCP and ProRes 422HQ.

Screenings:
14.10.22, 18.00 : Festival des cinémas différents et expérimentaux de Paris, France