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Fatima’s Hand

Best Film on Mountain Sports

Fatima’s Hand

A 27-year-old woman from Norway plans to climb and BASE jump off an imposing mountain in one of the most remote and poorest area of Mali, West Africa. The project does not work out as planned and it turns into a risky adventure, facing poverty, fetish myths, and fatal danger.

“Rarely does elegant filmmaking combine with a world-class extreme expedition and a passionate social conscience to produce a film with the mesmerizing power of Fatima’s Hand,” says jury member Les Guthman

Germany, 2006,
38 minutes

Directed by Jens Hoffmann

Production company: F24 Film GmbH

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