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This film is
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Monument of distance

Filmmaker : Azar Saiyar Finland, 2018 PRODUCTION : Azar Saiyar
7'
Finnish English

About this film

Synopsis

The song Ayriliq, performed by popular Iranian-Azerbaijani singer Googoosh in the 1970s, has been copied several times from one videotape to another. It is now available on the web in all its formally degraded beauty and is presented to us by Azar Saiyar.

FIFEQ-MTL's opinion

A poetic and touching filmic experiment about performance, memory, and mediatic alteration.


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Filmmaker

Azar Saiyar

Azar Saiyar is a Helsinki-based filmmaker and media artist working with documentaries, experimental films and video art. Her work uses different filmic styles and techniques. She is interested in the borders of identity - the traces of other people, cultures and daily routines. In her artistic work she focused on our ability to share and understand each other. What kind of experiences can be shared and to what limit?