Laura, a heartbroken teenager from Santiago, is on holiday in the southern Chilean archipelago, Chiloé, with her friends. As she wanders the lonely island seascapes, she encounters a group of women who are seaweed collectors and shares stories with them.
Manuela Martelli is a critically acclaimed Chilean actress and film director. In 2010 she obtained a Fulbright scholarship for a master’s degree in filmmaking at Temple University, where she wrote and directed Apnea (FIC Valdivia, 2014). Martelli co-wrote Mar (Dominga Sotomayor, Berlinale 2015) and is currently working on her first feature film, 1976.
Amirah Tajdin is a Kenyan artist and filmmaker. She studied photography at Rhodes University in South Africa, and she has written and directed two short films: Fluorescent Sin (2011) and His To Keep (2013). Both have played at over 20 film festivals, with Fluorescent Sin garnering two jury special mention awards. Tajdin currently travels between Africa and the Middle East writing her first feature, Hawa Hawaii, set in Mombasa, Kenya.