Scene from the film Where We Used to Swim
Scene from the film Where We Used to Swim
Scene from the film Where We Used to Swim

Where We Used to Swim

Direction
Year 
2019
Country
  • Germany
Duration
8min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Lake Urmia in Northern Iran was once the largest lake in the Middle East. But human influence set its course, and brought upon a devastating drought that the lake could not withstand. Today, just 5% of the original lake remains. The majority of the land is now barren and covered by salt. This cinematic essay observes the places of present and past, and weaves a new narration with fragments of identity and memory.

Details

  • Original title
    Where We Used to Swim
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Daniel Asadi Faezi
  • DOP
    Daniel Asadi Faezi
  • Editing
    Narges Kalhor
  • Sound
    Daniel Asadi Faezi
  • Duration
    8 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    • Germany
  • Colour
    • Colour

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