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    Freedom Swimmer

    Directed by Olivia Martin-McGuire
    Australia/France/UK/Hong Kong | 15 minutes | Acts of Defiance

  

WINNER: MOZAIK BRIDGING THE BORDERS AWARD

This hybrid, poetic documentary, interweaving hand-drawn animation and film, tells the tale of a grandfather’s perilous swim from China to Hong Kong during the Cultural Revolution while creating a parallel with his granddaughter’s participation in mass protests now.

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

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film details

Director: Olivia Martin-McGuire
Producers: Brooke Silcox, Ron Dyens
Screenwriter: Olivia Martin-McGuire
Cinematographers: Anonymous | Animator: Agnes Patron
Editor: Anonymous
Music: Pierre Oberkampf
Cast: Anonymous
Country: Australia/France/UK/Hong Kong
Language: in Cantonese with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 15 minutes
Primary Company: No Thing Productions, Sacrebleu Productions
Contact Email: brooke@no-thing.co
Website: https://no-thing.co/

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