My Home (2022) by Azar Saiyar is included in short-movies competition “Gli occhi sulla città” at Laceno d’Oro International Film Festival. Saiyar’s short film is part of the competition’s subschedule #2, taking place on December 2 2022 at 4:30 PM. The Festival is held on December 1-8 2022 at Movieplex Mercogliano and Partenio cinema in Avellino, Italy. All shows of the festival are free of charge.
My Home (2022) goes through various archives, both personal and public, from different times and from different moments of life. It tries to remember. These ingredients do not build a single coherent narrative, one pure argument, a continuously developing story of growth, nor a piece that is solely a person’s own. We know and remember things even if they have not happened to us. Fragmented memories of childhood and adulthood blend together in a song that an unknown narrator is humming. My Home is distributed in collaboration with AV-arkki – The Centre for Finnish Media Art and Raina Film Festival Distribution.
Azar Saiyar is a Helsinki-based filmmaker and visual artist. She often uses archive materials and plays with images and words of collective memory to look towards ways of looking, remembering and storytelling. Her films have been screened at international film and media art festivals, galleries, exhibitions, museums and broadcast on television.
Laceno d’Oro, December 1-8 2022, Avellino, Italy.
More info: Laceno d’Oro Festival Internazionale Del Cinema.
AV-arkki has promoted and distributed Finnish media art since 1989. AV-arkki’s promotional efforts have made the artists’ participation in this event possible.