24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
The Arch of Lights and Shadows
They met on a Friday and got married on the Sunday. They had to run away from home to flee from their parents' fury, so they went on a honeymoon to the cannibals. There, they lost their illusions, their camera and nearly their lives as well. Where others would've given up, American filmmakers Martin and Osa Johnson risked their lives to narrate an account of a vanishing wilderness. Their story is an authentic imprint of times when filming Africa was more dangerous than all the local predators and malaria. Their work fascinated the public including Ernest Hemingway, Charlie Chaplin and the British Royal Family. However, our era has forgotten them...
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|producer:||Zuzana Sekorová, Jana Škopková|
|editing:||Katarína Buchanan Geyerová, Václav Trčka|
|sound:||Romi Straková, Štěpán Mamula|