Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Ignaural Film 2011
The first film that will be opening this years Film Festival on water 2011 will be
" Touched By Water "( Indian Premiere)
Director : Tamas Wormser
Producer : Tamas Wormser,Charles Faubert
Duration : 46 min.
Country : Canada
Language : English
Year Of Production : 2006
Touched by Water is a documentary that dives into the water and the sacred through exploring the rites of purification practiced by world religion. It also explores the tradition of bathing and healing praticed by the elite from the times of the Roman's. Touched by Water conveys our complex relationship with water, its sensual pleasure and spiritual renewal. Shot in 13 countries over the course of 10 years, the film is both an ode to the social ritual of public bathing and a thought provoking look at water's spiritual significance..."It is call for open-mindedness....Wormser underscores our universal relationship to water." Touched by Water immerses us in the rich and diverse ways of loving water, the source of all life.
Shortlisted for Japan Prize," Best Documentary of the World at Montreal World Film Festival
Premiere : New Year's Eve 2009 on Documentary Channel and ARTV
Screenings Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Environmental Film Fest Barcelona 2009; Cornell Cinema Ithaca
Pacific Cinematheque Vancouver.
About The Director :
Tamas Wormser was born and raised in Budapest,Hungary. In 1986 he moved to canada, where he continued working in theater as a writer,actor and director. Tamas Wormerse's film celebrate man's ability to be creative and keep searching for beauty....Wormser is presently developing several feature length films. He lives in Montreal with his wife and two sons.