Archive - 12th Five Flavours Film Festival
The author of the film travels to India to find a woman she met six years earlier in Izrael, by the Jordan river. She doesn’t know her name or where she comes from. The only thing she has is a picture of the woman, and a rosary she gave her as her most important belonging.
Through her seemingly irrational decision to go to the most populated country in the world, the director wants to understand the nature of a spiritual bond between strangers, and see what happens when we cross our own limits. It is an inner journey, enriched by unique, random encounters. Ridiculed, full of doubts, but with a strong inner conviction, the author shows things that usually lie hidden. Then the unexpected begins to happen, and the road leads her in a surprising direction.
Anthropologist, director, photographer. She studied Cultural Studies at the University of Warsaw, directing and anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London, photography at the Academy of Photography, and film at UCLA Extensions in Los Angeles. For over 10 years, she has been focusing on spiritual topics, translating them to the language of film. She made her projects in Central and South America, the Himalayas, South Africa, Japan, Jamaica, and beyond the Arctic Circle.