Feminista - Sea Change, Act 1: The Shorts (2021)

  • Drama, Documentary, Short
  • 35min

Join us as we explore the waters in South Korea, Norway, Scotland, Colombia and Canada. FILMS IN THIS COLLECTION: Lessons from Jeju Free diving legend Kimi Werner explores the rich history and culture of the Haenyeo, an iconic and resilient group of free diving women on the Island of Jeju. Directed by Nicole Gormley. (3 mins) Well Preserved A group of women, who call themselves the ‘Morning Swimmers of Sandagerði’, brave the icy waters of the North Atlantic, along the coastline of the Faroe Islands. Directed by Justine du Toit. (4 mins) Dive Tierra Bomba Dive A young woman emerges as a leader on her Colombian island to save the reef that’s vital to its survival. Directed by Joya Berrow and Lucy Jane. (10 mins) Chasing the Sublime A mesmeric look at why adventurers take adventures, and why swimmers swim. Shot in Loch Hourn, Scotland, in 2018, the film features two women from the Outdoor Swimming Society. Directed by Amanda Bluglass. (7 mins) Sarah Once a swimming champion in Syria, now Sarah finds herself on a broken boat in the Mediterranean. She knows that this will be the most important race she will ever compete in. The prize - saving her own life and the life of her sister. Directed by Boryana Ivanova. (4 mins) 2 FEET A visual and poetic piece that sits at the intersection of art, science, and ecological conservation. The film depicts the life power of the underwater forest through women’s prayers. Directed by Kalie Granier. (6 mins)