Thursday 6:00 p.m. : Pre-film: Swimming lessons, Dimitris Giouzepas (GR 2020 | OmeU | 5min)
An attempt to recreate the multi-sensory experience of a blind person during their first swimming lesson.
Thursday 6:00 p.m. : Opening film 1: Coral Woman, Priya Thuvassery (IN 2019 | OmeU | 50min)
The Filmmaker’s journey with Uma Mani, a certified scuba diver, exploring the underwater world and the threat to the coral reefs of the Gulf of Mannar. Born in a traditional family, inspired by the beauty of the corals, Uma learnt how to swim, dive and paint in her 50s, and has since been trying to bring attention to this alarming environmental crisis through her paintings.