Directed by Francesca Scalisi & Mark Olexa
bangladesh | 12 MINS | 2015 | bengali (english subtitles)
Summer 2014. Rural Bangladesh.
‘I came from Heaven. I came to destroy all bad things in the world. I’m a flower angel. I’m a police officer. I got a job at the police station. I will punish them. I will put them in jail.’.
This is the story of a girl and the tragedy that changed her life.
francesca scalisi & MARK OLEXA
Francesca Scalisi (1982) is an Italian director and editor. Mark Olexa (1984) is a Swiss director and producer.
They are based in Fribourg, Switzerland, where they run the film production company DOK MOBILE.
Their academic background in Fine Arts is visible in their works, where social commitment and intercultural curiosity are blended with an artistic point of view.
In 2015, they directed and produced short film “Moriom”, which received the Special Mention at the Winterthur Kurzfilmtage and was screened at IDFA, Tampere Short-Film Festival and Thessaloniki documentary film festival, among others.
Their first feature length documentary “Half-life in Fukushima” was shot in Japan in S16mm and was screened at Vision du Réel and at Hot Docs international documentary festival.
They are also the creators and the artistic directors of the “Flying Film Festival”, the first festival in the world to be held entirly in the sky.
The “Flying Film Festival” is a short-film competition in partnership with SWISS Air Lines, with the aim of promoting short-films to a wider audience.