Thin Arms

Sandeep Ray/10 min/2013/India/Documentary

 

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FFD – IFI/LIP | FRI 09 DEC | 16.00

Synopsis

Seorang wanita berusia sekitar delapan puluh tahun menjalani pengobatan karena kondisi kesehatan yang semakin melemah. Thin Arms adalah film pendek dan intim yang berkutat dengan tumbuhnya perasaan terisolasi dan lelah sang wanita, serta obsesinya pada pohon mangga di luar jendelanya.

An octogenarian woman undergoes a treatment for a debilitating medical condition. Thin Arms is a short, intimate film that lingers on her growing sense of isolation and fatigue and her obsession with the mango tree outside her window (source: dubaifilmfest).

Trailer

Director

Sandeep Ray dibesarkan di Malaysia, India, dan Amerika Serikat. Ia mempelajari pembuatan film di Hampshire College dan kemudian magang selama beberapa tahun dengan pembuat film etnografi, John Marshall. Film dokumenternya adalah Leaving Bakul Bagan (1994), Miyah: The Life of a Javanese Woman  (1999), A Trial in East Kalimantan (2000), dan In the Aftermath of Peace (2010). Sandeep mendapatkan gelar MA dari University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, dan sedang menyelesaikan disertasi doktoralnya di jurusan Sejarah, National University of Singapore. The Sound of Old Rooms  (2012) adalah film panjang pertamanya.

Sandeep Ray was raised in Malaysia, India, and the United States. He studied filmmaking at Hampshire College and then served a multi-year apprenticeship with ethnographic filmmaker, John Marshall. His documentaries include Leaving Bakul Bagan (1994), Miyah: The Life of a Javanese Woman (1999), A Trial in East Kalimantan (2000), and In the Aftermath of Peace (2010). Sandeep has an MA degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is completing a doctoral dissertation in the History department at the National University of Singapore. The Sound of Old Rooms (2012) is his first feature length film (source: Documentary Educational Resources).