MY NAME IS SALT

By Farida PACHA

LEAFBIRD FILMS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2013

Year after year, for an endless eight months, thousands of families move to a desert in India to extract salt from the burning earth. Every monsoon their salt fields are washed away, as the desert turns into sea. And still they return, striving to make the whitest salt in the world.

Festivals
& Awards

idfa 2013
Winner First Appearance
DocumentaMadrid 2014
Winner Best Documentary
Edinburgh 2014
Winner Best Documentary
German Camera Award 2014
Winner Best Documentary
Hong-Kong International Film Festival 2014
Winner Best Documentary
Budapest International Documentary Film Festival 2014
Winner Best Cinematography
Mumbai International Film Festival 2016
Winner Best Documentary
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • SWITZERLAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 92 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Farida PACHA
    • Writer(s)
    • Farida PACHA
    • Producer(s)
    • Lutz KONERMANN (Leafbird Films), Farida PACHA (Leafbird Films)
    • Partners & financing
    • IDFA Bertha Fund, Swiss Federal Funding, Sponsors, Crowdfunding
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2010
    • End of shooting
    • Aug 18, 2011
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