A note from independent filmmaker David Conover on why he chose this film:
How can raw emotion—and even physical trauma—be expressed and processed in a concert without sound or words? In this film from the ReelEarth Collection, we meet Hanne Marie Le Fevre, a classically trained singer in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is preparing to perform an original piece of “music” through touch and the human body, but with no sound. Filmmaker Omid Zarei brings us below deck on Hanne’s houseboat, as she practices her part in a concert performance by renowned Danish composer Jeppe Ernst. Sun warms the cozy cabin, filled with soft blankets, potted plants, and a small wood stove. The space feels incredibly safe, calm, and wholly hers, but we know it has not always been this way. For Hanne, and her best friend and performance partner, Camilla, the healing and creative work they are preparing to perform has been a vessel for recovery from past physical violence that Hanne has experienced. I highly encourage you to watch this film—a beautiful and intimate glimpse of touch, of bodies, and of a Danish woman navigating the aftermath of domestic violence through art.
Produced by Omid Zarei
Interact with locals and forge connections during our Grand Baltic Sea Voyage Small Ship Adventure.