Composed of archive footage and interviews, Laila's Apple is a video work about childhood, growing up, learning and rules.
archival materials, childhood, children (age groups), discipline, fantasy play, found footage, girls, history, learning, media art, memories (mental objects), narrator, plays and games, reading, rules, schools (educational institutions), television (mass media), video art, women
Azar Saiyar (Author), Azar Saiyar (Director), Azar Saiyar (Editor), Azar Saiyar (Producer), Azar Saiyar (Script), Kirsi Korhonen (Sound Design), Mariliis Rebane (Assistant), Koneen säätiö (Funder), Taiteen edistämiskeskus (Funder), AVEK (Funder), Joonas Kiviharju (Online Editing)
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.