barefeet


barefeet is an experimental narrative film of an Indian woman’s attempt at revealing a secret to her family.
The film explores the meaning of "home" from a transnational perspective and raises important questions
about identity, sexuality, secrecy, and nostalgia.


Duration: 7 min.
Credits: Writer/Director/Producer: Sonali Gulati
Cast: Namrata Gaurie, Surabhi Kukke, Bernadine Mellis, Marilyn Patterson, Priya Sen, Svati Shah
Production Format: 16mm
Screening Format: DVD/ VHS (NTSC) BETA SP (NTSC)

 

exhibitions

· National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
· 23rd Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, CA
· 15th Annual Inside Out Film and Video Festival, Toronto, Canada
· Women in the Director’s Chair Film Festival, Chicago, IL
· Feminale: International Women’s Film Festival, Cologne, Germany
· San Diego Asian American Film Festival, San Diego, CA
· Pink Screens Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
· Frameline-San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
· 3rd I, New York, New York, NY
· ArtWallah 2005, 6th Annual Arts Festival of the South Asian Diaspora, Hollywood, CA
· Capital Queer Film Festival, Canberra, Australia
· 14th Annual Reel Affirmations Film Festival, Washington, DC
· NewFest 2005 Film Festival, New York, NY
· Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
· 12th Annual Women of Color Film Festival, Santa Cruz, CA
· 6th AluCine Film and Video Festival, Toronto, Canada
· 10th Annual Women of Color Film Festival, Berkeley, CA
· 4th Annual Indo-American Asian Arts Council Film Festival, New York, NY
· Lesgaicinemad Film Festival, Madrid, Spain
· DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival, Washington, DC
· Tasveer-South Asian Film Festival, Seattle, WA
· Between the Lines, South Asian Film Festival, Cambridge, MA
· University of Chicago, Center for Gender Studies Film and Video Series, Chicago, IL
· Q-Filmistan, Trikone’s South Asian Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
· University Film & Video Association (UFVA) Conference, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
· Geis Student Research on Women Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
· Lotus Roots: Queer Asian Conference, Vancouver, Canada
· Ciudad Lineal’s District Exhibit, Madrid, Spain
· Lisbon Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal
· NewFest 2005: The 17th New York LGBT Film Festival, New York, NY
· 19th Annual London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, London, UK
· Lesgaicinemad Film Festival, Madrid, Spain
· Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA
· Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival, Austin, TX
· Lesbian Looks Film Festival, Tucson, AZ
· Nigah Queer Fest 2007
· Fusion 2006: The LA LGBT People of Color Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
· Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, Milwaukee, WI            
· Paris Lesbian Film Festival, Paris, France
· Flicker, Richmond, VA
· Pink Apple 08, Zurich, Switzerland           
· 23rd Annual San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, CA
· Indian Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

 

· Sonali Gulati · VCU School of the Arts · Department of Photography & Film·
· P.O.Box 843088 · Richmond, VA-23284-3088· USA·sonalifilm@yahoo.com·