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: 6 min. 22 sec.
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)

SCREENINGS

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