English (en-US)


On The Surface



‘On The Surface’ is a 4mn animation about a young Black woman who goes swimming in the Icelandic sea and reflects on her experience of having a baby in a country that feels nothing like home. As she enters the freezing water, she relives her traumatic pregnancy and postnatal depression. Soon her swimming eases. Being in the wild and facing her fears is helping her heal.

0h 4m

French (fr-FR)




Ada, jeune femme noire, part nager dans la mer d’Islande et médite sur le fait d’élever un enfant dans un pays auquel on reste étrangère. En entrant dans l’eau glacée, elle revit sa grossesse traumatique.

0h 5m

Spanish; Castilian (es-ES)


En la superficie



Ada, una joven negra, nada en el mar de Islandia y reflexiona sobre su experiencia de tener un bebé en un país que no se parece en nada a su hogar. Al entrar en el agua helada, revive su embarazo traumático y su depresión posparto. Ada trata de encontrar alivio y curación al enfrentar sus miedos en la naturaleza.

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