International Competition

Francesca Scalisi

Bangladesh/Switzerland 12' 2015

Bengali w/ English Subtitles


Summer 2014. Rural Bangladesh. “I came from Heaven. I came to destroy all bad things in the world. I'm a police officer. I'm a flower angel. I got a job at the police station. I will punish them. I will put them in jail”. This is the story of a girl and the tragedy that changed her life.

The director:

Francesca Scalisi (1982) is an Italian director and editor. Mark Olexa (1984) is a Swiss director and producer. They are based in Fribourg, Switzerland, where they run the film production company DOK MOBILE.In 2015, they directed and produced the short film Moriom, which received the

award for best short doc at Slamdance, Chicago Int. Film festival, Brooklyn Film Festival, FRONTDOC among others. It was also screened at IDFA, Tampere, BFI London Int. Film Festival, Palm Springs short fest and more. Their first feature length documentary Half-life in Fukushima was shot in Japan in S16mm and was screened at Vision du Réel and at Hot Docs international documentary festival.

They are also the creators and the artistic directors of the Flying Film Festival, the first festival in the world to be held entirely in the sky.

Other festivals:

IDFA 2015

Palm Springs 2016

Women Media Arts 2016

Chicago Int. Film Festival 2016

BFI London Film Festival 2016

Friday 5th May 18:30 - The Cinema Museum

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