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DANCE FILM OPEN CALL

UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2023

Divana

Priyanka Sarkar
Saturday 4. Nov 2023
16:00 GMT+1
Metropolis Kino
  • Dance Film
Germany

| Synopsis

DIVANA is an experimental short film (fashion, dance/drama) based on an original screenplay written, directed, shot, and produced by Priyanka Sarkar under “Laidback Productions” with HFBK Hamburg on 16mm analog film. A girl’s romanticism about being in a new city and her desire to find her tribe by movement. The film moves forward with a disco aesthetic and fashion styling as more characters are revealed.

| Credits

starring PRIYANKA SARKAR
HELENA ALJONA KUEHN, PAUL STÜMKE, NICK WACHS
styling HENDRIK NOWAK, PRIYANKA SARKAR
make-up PRIYANKA SARKAR, HENDRIK NOWAK
production design PRIYANKA SARKAR
lighting RIKE MALOTTKE
lighting assistant LONE SCHINDLER
music GALINA CHUDINOVA
graphic design PALLAVI SEN
director of photography PRIYANKA SARKAR
camera assistance LUISA BACELAR, PABLO CAMARGO
editor PAOLA LADA FRANULOVIĆ
screenplay PRIYANKA SARKAR
producer, writer & director PRIYANKA SARKAR
production assistant PABLO CAMARGO, RIKE MALOTTKE

special thanks Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Prof. Udo Engel, Prof. Annika Larsson
Asta HAW HAMBURG

Priyanka Sarkar

| Biography

Priyanka Sarkar is from New Delhi, India and based in Hamburg pursuing her MFA in film at the HFBK. As a visual artist who primarily uses film and video in experimental, nonlinear time based work, Priyanka’s practise revolves around the theme of freedom and self-discovery by engaging viewers in a dialogue triggered by their cognitive and emotional state. With her bachelors in fashion media communication, her films are highly stylised. Currently, she is expanding her practice with performance due to her deep interest and background in dance.

| Biography

Priyanka Sarkar is from New Delhi, India and based in Hamburg pursuing her MFA in film at the HFBK. As a visual artist who primarily uses film and video in experimental, nonlinear time based work, Priyanka’s practise revolves around the theme of freedom and self-discovery by engaging viewers in a dialogue triggered by their cognitive and emotional state. With her bachelors in fashion media communication, her films are highly stylised. Currently, she is expanding her practice with performance due to her deep interest and background in dance.