Finding Her Home
Finding Her Home is artist Simrah Farrukh’s debut short film. The film is based on the poem Doraha by Javed Akthar, which explores two paths we experience as humans, speaking to his daughter about the path to finding herself.
In Simrah’s words, “Quarantine has made me slow down to take in everything around me. It’s forced me to be more mindful of the small things that I took advantage of before the pandemic. I’ve been more attentive to my surroundings and enjoying the little bits of life. But being stuck at home has also made me question and define what home really means to me. In this film, as Aditi strolls around her neighborhood, she redefines what home means to her by taking different paths to find herself.“
shot and edited by simrah farrukh
voiceover by Simrah Farrukh’s grandmother
featuring aditi mayer