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My Clouded Mind

My Clouded Mind

Director

Annisa Adjam

Country

Indonesia

Category

Animated Film

Digital Rights Issue

Digital Privacy, Online Gender-based Violence

Synopsis

The night before her counselling session, Naura is unable to sleep. Through the eyes of her childhood doll Melati, the audience discovers how Naura continues to deal with the online gender-based violence she experienced, visualised as clouds that contain screenshots of Naura and her ex-boyfriend’s conversations. But beyond these memories and the trauma that lingers, Naura also remembers the phone conversation she had with her brother that has become one of her reasons to face a new day.

About the Director

Annisa Adjam is an independent filmmaker in Indonesia who believes in the value of filmmaking for change. She is an alumna of Kyoto Filmmakers Lab (2019) and Raindance Directing Foundation (2017), and earned a master’s degree in Filmmaking from Kingston University London. She is currently producing an inclusive feature documentary film about Disability-Arts, which was selected for IF/Then South East Asia Lab by Tribeca Film Institute (2020) and Yamagata Documentary Dojo (2021). Annisa also received a grant from the Indonesian Ministry of Education for this work. In 2020, she directed a “Women Empowerment” documentary series for Djarum Foundation. Annisa also produced two short films: West Love (Objectifs Short Film Incubator, Singapore), a film on urban land development, and Two Language and A Sausage, a film on healing from sexual trauma (4th Independent Film Festival of Chennai).

Annisa is a Tech-Arts enthusiast who is passionate about integrating “Cause Cinema” with social impact. She teaches transmedia storytelling as a part-time lecturer at Multimedia Nusantara University, and has produced a Virtual Reality Documentary film within the Disability issue for Film Festival Dokumenter Jogja and Voice Global in 2019. Previously, Annisa was trained as a VR Technician for Manduruku film exhibition by Greenpeace UK.

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