Adrift (2017)

Adrift is a short documentary about a traditional musician named Shohrat from Uyghur, an autonomous region of northwest China. Once famous in Japan in the 1990’s, he is now relatively unknown and lives in suburban western Sydney. Shohrat is torn between his Uyghur homeland, his ties to Japan where his talent was truly appreciated, and suburban Australia where his family now lives.”

Director & Director of Photography: Jon Mark Oldmeadow
Producers: Jon Mark Oldmeadow, Caitlin Farrugia
Editors: Miška Mandić, Jon Mark Oldmeadow

Here is the official website for more information about this film. It was recently screened at the St Kilda Film Festival where it won the Audience Choice Award. Hopefully it will be available to the public in the future!

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