Occupy
Work in progress
Supported by Finish Line
Synopsis:
Occupy is an animated documentary comprising of personal stories by queer, gender non-conforming, and transgender South Asians, sharing experiences of gendered public spaces. The result is a landscape using portraits of people who have encountered gendered spaces in hostile, violent, humorous, and life-changing ways.
Filmmakers:
Sonali Gulati
Director
Sonali Gulati is an independent filmmaker, a feminist, a queer rights activist, an educator ,and a Guggenheim Fellow. She teaches film at Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts in the department of Photography & Film. She has an MFA in Film & Media Arts from Temple University and a BA in Critical Social Thought from Mount Holyoke College. Gulati grew up in New Delhi and has made several films that have screened at over five hundred film festivals worldwide. Gulati’s award-winning documentary film I Am was broadcasted on public television and cable TV worldwide.