Goran the Camel Man

country, year
Poland, 2016

genre
short documentary

running time
17′

directed by
Marcin Lesisz

language
no dialogue

about the film
Goran the Camel Man is a short documentary film about the ordinary life of an extraordinary wanderer. Goran, Roland Charles, is a Swiss who travels with his dogs, goats and camel following the route of the legendary Silk Road. He has been living on the road for almost 30 years. He has traversed Mongolia, Iran, Turkey, Italy, France and other countries. The film was shot in Georgia and presents a fragment of his unusual life.

about the author
Marcin Lesisz, a native of Lower Silesia, works as a director, cameraman, and explorer. He is a graduate of the University of Art and Design in Łódź, and the Art of Cinematography Department of the Faculty for Radio and Television in Katowice. He is also the president and founder of Lubin Film Group Uisel Studio whose purpose is to cultivate regional values through the realization of short documentaries, feature films and music videos. He is a passionate hitchhiker searching for stories about people and their environment in the far corners of the world.

festivals and awards
32nd Warsaw Film Festival, Poland, 2016

filmography
Marina (2016)