Taravat Khalili


Flown Awake is a symbolic expression of the anxiety I face, using 16mm hi-con film, hand processed, hand painted and manipulated.

Taravat Khalili is an experimental filmmaker. She has studied Media Arts at Sheridan College, received her Bachelor of Fine Arts and Masters of Fine Arts in Film Production from York University.

Her films have been awarded and acknowledged nationally and internationally. Some of these include, 1st and 2nd prize MaGa Macon Film Festival, 1st prize Viva Doc International, 2nd Prize Tirgan Film Festival, honorable mention twice at CineSiege and official selection by HotDocs, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Pleasure Dome, Images Film Festival and Cinematheque Winnipeg.

Follow Taravat on Instagram @ttaravatt or explore more films here.