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DIR: Yulia Mahr
2007 / United Kingdom / 12 min

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This rare and intimate portrait explores a young woman’s perspective about living with albinism - a condition which has often made her an outsider - but equally determined to lead a normal life. “I’ll never be able to drive a car, but that’s about it,” she says as she climbs the highest indoor climbing arena in Europe.


Director Yulia Mahr
Dir. of Photography Nyika Jancsó
Editing Bill Diver
Music Max Richter
Sound Chris Campion
Duration 12 min
Year 2007
Country United Kingdom
Colour Colour
Tags portrait, private, social issues, youth
Production Sonja Henrici
Sonja Henrici
Country:  United Kingdom

Distribution Scottish Documentary Institute
Scottish Documentary Institute
Address:  eca 74 Lauriston Place
City:  EH3 9DF Edinburgh
Country:  United Kingdom
Web:  www.docscene.org/
Phone:  +44 0131 221 6204


Dokument Art, Germany 2008 ...

Dokument Art, Germany 2008
Interfilm Festival, Berlin 2008
Reykjavik Short FF 2008
Expression en Corto 2008
Doxa Festival, Vancouver 2008
Tribeca Film Festival 2008 – short film competition
Britspotting Festival: Berlin, Cologne & Stuttgart 2008
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2007


Nominated for Scottish BAFTA ...

Nominated for Scottish BAFTA, Best Short Film 2007
Picture this…film festival! Calgary, Canada 2009, Honourable Mention


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