Video Home System

All video stills are courtesy of the artist.

Video Home System traces the convergence of popular culture and politics in Pakistan during the 1980s and 1990s. This video showcases the connections between pop culture and nationalism, and how bootleg economies kept the cinema industry alive during periods of censorship.


Director: Sharlene Bamboat
Camera: Maria Saroja Ponnambalam
Sound Design: Heather Kirby & Lisa Conway
Editors: Sharlene Bamboat & Terra Jean Long
Cast: Aaditya Aggarwal, DM, AN