WhimSeaCall - Nocturnal Sea

WhimSeaCall or a whimsical call from the sea, a reinvigorating allegorical swim in the alchemical archetype of the Red Sea otherwise hinting at the blackest dead sea of the unconscious performed on a black sun shore of an Italian coastline with harbour landscape in the background reminding the relation of the psyche to its environment. On that liminality, the mare magnum is the canopy of the secreto secretorum once revealed to the great Alexander Magnum and tonight to a woman.

  • Sara Ferro
    Director
  • Wundersaar
    Key Cast
  • Chris Weil
    Producer
  • Artoldo Pictures
    Production
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Supernatural, Alchemy, Esoteric, Occult, Ritual, Spiritual, Dance, Magic
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 35 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Italy
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 16 mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    London ( 2019)
    Official Selection
  • Darkroom Film Festival
    London (2019)
    Official Selection
  • CICA Museum - Experimental Film and Video
    Seoul (2020)
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Artoldo Media
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Sara Ferro

Graduation: MA in Sociology of Media
(Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca)

Vision: Both in making award-winning feature documentary films and experimental projects/video art she tackles the austerity of the Traditional Studies - e.g. how the esoteric "arts" and "sciences" call their concerns with all the related paraphernalia and conceptual apparatuses -, making them light like vibrating swooshes.

Focus: Although academically a social scientist, she has become more and more attracted to cinematics far away from reality and to perennial philosophy up to the point that she bohemianlly lives only for the sake of those arts.

Founder: Artoldo Media / Artoldo Pictures

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Director Statement

WhimSeaCall is a short experimental movie by award-winning feature documentary film director Sara Ferro who offers herself as performer of an ancient ritual to the nocturnal sea.
Shot on the Black Magic Cinema Pocket Camera that becomes part of the transformation of the soul...