Mariann Lewinsky, Antonio Bigini · CH/I 2015 · F/d · 40 min
1939. Europe is engulfed by war. Swiss photographer and explorer Ella Maillart travels – together with the Swiss author Annemarie Schwarzenbach – to Afghanistan and India on a legendary journey of exploration and spiritual quest, writing, shooting film footage and taking photographs. The film reveals regions we know today as war zones, seen and described through the clear gaze and determined voice of an andventurous heroine of the 20th century.