Previously at the ICA - Films
17 Jun 2007
An investigation into the Komagata Maru incident of 1914, when a ship carrying 376 Sikh immigrants from British India was turned away by Canada. This multi-layered essay documents a story whose consequences were felt throughout the British Empire.
One of four Iraq Memorial films. Cairo-based curator Mai Abu ElDahab has chosen four films to complement Memorial to the Iraq War. The films can only be said to fall under the genre of political documentary, and are provocative and multilayered essays that knit together photographs, newsreels, home movies and documents to unravel complex political events, and their construction by the media in the public mind.
Dir Ali Kazimi, Canada 2005, 87 mins, subtitles