Walking Under Water

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    Walking Under Water

    Badjao duchy z morza

    Directed by

    Poland, Germany, United Kingdom

    2014

    76 min

    • Malay

    Documentary

    A documentary about the last days of the Borneo sea nomads. A touching story of a 10-year-old Sari and his uncle Alexan, the last Badjao compressor diver from Mabul island and their unique bond with the ocean. The film presents the Badjao tribe’s ancient traditions as a magical narrative, spinning the urgent pressures into a hybrid of fantasy, fiction and fact.

    Awards

    • Special Jury Prize - Hot Docs
    • Cinematography Award Special Mention - Planete + Doc FF
    • Documentary Award Honorable Mention - Los Angeles FF
    • John Schlesinger Award - Palm Springs IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Eliza Kubarska
    Cinematography
    Piotr Rosołowski
    Lisa Strohmayer
    Editing
    Bartosz Pietras
    Music
    Michal Jacaszek
    Production
    BRAIDMADE FILMS
    Sales
    RISE AND SHINE WORLD SALES
    Eliza Kubarska

    Eliza Kubarska

    Poland

    Born 1978, in Lodz. Documentary movie director, artist, sculptor. She is a graduate of Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Sculpture and Visual Arts) and of Wajda School. Also well-known alpinist and traveler. One from a few women in the world who open a new climbing routes. In last seasons she is focused on adventure and expedition films.