24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Mum, I'm Sorry
The only things they left behind were their personal belongings. They speak volumes about what kind of people they were. What they liked. Who was close to them. What hobbies they had. A film without words. Footage of objects belonging to people who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the island of Lampedusa in 2013 and 2015 - people whose lives were extinguished for good.
Martina Melilli (1987) of Italy is a visual artist, filmmaker, translator, and curator. In recent years, her focus has been primarily on the theme of migration. Her films include My Home, In Libya (2018).
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