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6 Ratings

Walking Under Water

Directed by Eliza Kubarska
Poland, 2015


The Badjao are sea nomads living near Borneo. For centuries, they lived on the sea and from the sea. But the fishing industry and diving resorts make it difficult for them to survive. With his uncle Alexan, young Sari goes on his first fishing trip, an initiation into the adult world.

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Walking Under Water Directed by Eliza Kubarska

Awards & Festivals

Los Angeles Film Festival

2014 | Special Mention: Best Documentary Feature

Sarasota Film Festival

2015 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature (Jury Prize)

What are people saying?

  • Kamran's rating of the film Walking Under Water

    Apparently never logged from VIFF '14: Overall, Walking Under Water provides a highly sensory experience and a strong cultural message to boot. The music and underwater scenes are galvanizing while the films commentary on lost traditions is rather sincere and valuable. 81/100