Spotted Puppets

Simi Nallaseth

1994, 05:00 minutes, colour, English


Spotted Puppets is a short surrealistic fantasy on the topic of racism. An African-American, a Latino and an Oriental are attacked by an animalistic society represented by chameleons, snakes, lions and leopards. The animals hiss and growl at the people to change their colour, accents and names, just as society asks us to conform and change our spots.

Spotted Puppets is about looking inward and being yourself and not dancing to the tune of authority. The film has a very positive message for a multi-cultured society and is entertaining at the same time.

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