Freedom Swimmer

  • 15'
  • France
  • 2021

A grandfather tells his granddaughter how he once swam from China to Hong Kong. Whereas the latter once represented freedom to him, the island has now gained entirely different connotations. The film draws parallels between past and present using animations and news items.

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Available on Festival Scope Pro from 26 January 9:00 CET to 14 February 9:00 CET



Director
Olivia Martin-McGuire
Countries of production
France, Australia
Year
2021
Festival Edition
P&I Selection 2022
Length
15'
Medium
DCP
Language
Chinese
Producers
Ron Dyens, Brooke Silcox
Production Company
Sacrebleu Productions
Sales
Sacrebleu Productions
Screenplay
Olivia Martin-McGuire