Fragments of A Love Story
At the turn of the 20th century, Sana Bilgrami’s great-grandfather travelled to Edinburgh from India to study medicine. A hundred years later, coincidentally living in Edinburgh herself, the filmmaker pieces together fragments of memory and archive to invoke a forgotten story of love and sorrow.
(8mm and HDV, 15 mins)
Screened at ‘Migrations Stories: Pakistan’ exhibition, 2011 to 2012, Scottish National Portrait Gallery; ‘Migrant-egrations’ 2013 touring exhibition, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, Pakistan; ‘Second Sight’ Film Lounge 2013, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh; ‘Immigration Stories from Scotland and Beyond’, Africa-In-Motion and Document film festivals 2013, Glasgow and Edinburgh; and BBC Big Screen, 2013.