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On The Surface

Animation Iceland 2021
By: Fan Sissoko
Tue, 18 October 2022, 4:00 PM

A young Black woman goes swimming in the Icelandic sea and reflects on her experience of raising a child in a country that feels nothing like home. As she enters the freezing water, she relives her traumatic pregnancy. Being in the wild and facing her fears is helping her heal.

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Film Info

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Title
On The Surface
Genre
Animation Short Film
Release Date
01.06.2021
Country
  • Iceland
Spoken Language
  • English
Subtitles
  • English
Color Format
  • Color
Formats
  • Stereo

Crew

Director
Fan Sissoko
Fan Sissoko is a French-Malian artist and filmmaker based in Reykjavik, with a background in design for social change. Her work explores themes of migration, motherhood, otherhood and neurodiversity. … More

Producer
Fan Sissoko

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