DOCUMENTARY I CANADA 2016 I 15 MINS. I ARABIC, KURDISH
In a case that may set a global precedent, “Stateless” illustrates the life of Canadian-born Deepan Budlakoti as he faces deportation to India – a country he has never set foot in. Stateless is an examination of citizenship, identity, and belonging – if being born and bred in one place for an entire lifetime is not enough, then what is?
With his debut feature The Secret Trial 5 (2014), Amar Wala established himself as a daring new voice in Canadian cinema. The Secret Trial 5 received awards at RIDM and Hot Docs in 2014.