UNDER MY SKIN: Voices of Two Artists

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Title: UNDER MY SKIN: Voices of Two Artists

Reference number: 7899

Date: 2002

Director: d. Sana Bilgrami

Sponsor: [ Scottish Screen]

Producer: Zain Bigrami, Sana Bilgrami

Production company: Ghungroo Production

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.37 mins

Description: "Under My Skin" explores the evolving identities of two immigrant artists (Priya Sreekumar and Suhayl Saadi) against the backdrop of a multicultural Scotland. [synopsis taken from VHS sleeve notes]

Scottish Students on Screen (SSoS) is a one day festival designed to foster stronger links between education and the moving image industries. It is managed by BAFTA and funded by Scottish Screen, and has been running a innovative programme of events since 1999. Features sessions, screenings, workshops and masterclasses providing all you need to know about getting into the industry.

Credits: a film by Sana Bilgrami

m. Keerthanam, Ragam Kedaram Thala Mishra Chappu by Muthu Swamy Deckshitar
"Indian Summer"
w. & p. by Phamie Gow
stills Melanie Schollhammer
p. Zain Bigrami, Sana Bilgrami
with grateful thanks to Priya Sreekumar, Suhayl Saadi, Alina Mirza, Nadia Mirza Saadi, Melanie Schollhammer, Yi-Fang Lee, Elizabeth Harris, Roddy Simpson ECA, Point Conference Centre.

a Ghungroo Production 2002

Shotlist: [timings from VHS copy, manual timecode]

[0:22:03] 'Factual Category & Digital Animations Group Award For Special Achievement.' Under My Skin. Sana Bilgrami. Edinburgh College of Art. Factual. [0:22:10] "Under My Skin' explores the evolving identities of two immigrant artists against the backdrop of a multicultural Scotland.' Priya Sreekumar. Traditional Indian dance intercut with 'home movie' footage of artist dressing up and putting on make-up. With voiceover. [0:30:55] Suhayl Saadi. 'home movie' footage of Asian doctor at work and at home. With voiceover. Booksigning in Waterstones. Botanic gardens. Seaside. Crosshill Mini market. Edinburgh International Book Festival. [0:37:03] ecs [0:37:40]