Maja / Maja

country, year
France, 2018

genre
short animated film

running time
5′

directed by
Sara Cincurova, William Petit, Ramzi Safi

language
French

subtitles
Slovenian

about the film
Maja, a former refugee from Yugoslavia, tells the story of a decade-long war she had fled as a child together with her parents, and explains how she decided to overcome trauma and embrace life and resilience.

about the authors
Sara Cincurova is a Slovakian journalist. She studied Documentary film at the Creadoc Documentary Film school in Angouleme, France.
Ramzi Safi and William Petit are both former students of the EMCA Animation School in Angouleme, France.
The short film was produced at the Emca-Creadoc workshop in 2018.

festivals and awards
La Rochelle International Film Festival (2018)