Switzerland 2017 10 min Bengali original version with German and English subtitles

von Mark Olexa and Francesca Scalisi
Script: Francesca Scalisi, Mark Olexa, DoP: Mark Olexa, Editor: Francesca Scalisi, Production: DOK MOBILE, Producers: Francesca Scalisi, Mark Olexa

A woman fishing in turbid waters, a suffering nature, the broken chant of the muezzin, all linked by a thin, black line.

Francesca Scalisi, born 1982, is an Italian director and editor.

Mark Olexa, born 1984, is a Swiss director and producer.

In 2015, they directed and produced the short film MORIOM, which received the award for best short doc at Slamdance, Chicago Int. Film festival and Brooklyn Film Festival. In 2016, they shot their first feature-length documentary HALF-LIFE IN FUKUSHIMA; the film premiered at “Visions du Réel” International Film Festival in Nyon/Switzerland.

In 2017, their short film BLACK LINE was awarded the Prize for Best Film at Kurzfilmtage Winterthur/Switzerland and won the Student Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

Dunja Keller