Where the Water Meets the Sky

Where the Water Meets the Sky
Where the Water Meets the Sky

Film Details

Year

2008

Duration

60 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

Bemba

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Synopsis

This powerful documentary, made by the charity Camfed, tells a story within a story, as a group of young women in rural small-town Zambia - many of whom are without electricity in their homes, let alone access to video cameras - are given the opportunity to learn how to make a film. The real-life tale they decide to tell is that of Penelop, who was orphaned at the age of ten after her parents died of AIDS. Her sister - left to provide for the family through prostitution - followed the same fate. The strength Penelop summoned to survive is inspiring and reflects hardships suffered by many Africans.

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This film has not been classified by the BBFC. Into Film suggest the film is engaging for ages 14+. Contains themes that are emotionally harrowing.

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