The Song


An elderly refugee, recently arrived in a new and unfamiliar European city, confronts the isolation of his new apartment by creating his own soundscapes to recreate what is familiar and reassuring.

Director Bio:

Director: Bani Abidi

Bani Abidi (b. Pakistan 1971), lives and works in Berlin and Karachi whose practice incorporates film, photography and drawing, reflecting on the problems of nationalism and borders, and how such issues affect everyday life and individual experience. She has exhibited extensively internationally and her work can be found in collections including: TATE and the British Museum, London; MOMA and the Guggenheim Museum, New York; and the Sharjah Art Foundation.

20 minutes | United Kingdom | 2022