Film screening of award winning documentary 'Walking Under Water'

Auditorium at CMPC FINAS
Auditorium at CMPC FINAS, Content Malaysia Pitching Center, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Film screening of award winning documentary 'Walking Under Water' will be organized at Auditorium at CMPC FINAS, Content Malaysia Pitching Center on 21st April 2016 (Thursday).

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MyDocs together with Finas and the Polish Embassy invites you to the screening of multi award winning feature length documentary 'Walking Under Water'

Alexan, the Badjao last compressor diver on Mabul Island near Borneo, teaches 10-year-old Sari everything he knows, from dangerous fishing techniques and the temptations of the tourist economy to wisdom about the underwater world. Walking Under Water presents the Badjao tribe’s ancient traditions and collective experience as a magical narrative, spinning the urgent pressures and problems they face into a hybrid of fantasy, fiction and fact. The Badjao people once lived like fish, spending the majority of their time on the water, but with the encroachment of modern civilization that way of life has become nearly extinct. Breathtaking underwater photography emphasizes this loss and the drought of enchantment on dry land. While Alexan refuses to accept that the world of his ancestors is gone, Sari is torn between his longing to be a fisherman like his uncle and the tug of the new world in the form of a nearby resort.

Eliza Kubraska's film won numerous awards (Incl. Hot Docs Special Jury Prize) and was selected and screened during most prestigous film festivals around the globe. Film DoP, Piotr Rosołowski's previous films have been nominated to documentary Oscar. All promotional images taken by award -winning adventure/nature photographer David Kaszlikowski. His photo-essay on Badjao community living off-shore Sabah, won category award during professional photography contest Grand Press Photo and have been published in magazines including:The Guardian, Daily Mail, Red Bulletin...

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