Unearthing the Pen

Unearthing the Pen

Carol Salter, Uganda, UK, 2009HD, Colour, 12'

Locheng, a young goatherd in northern Uganda yearns to be able to read and write. But the odds are stacked against him. Forty years ago, tribal elders buried a pen, placing a curse on the written word.

04 August, Kino Bahçe, 20:15

International Documentary Competition

Director: Carol Salter
Producer: Carol Salter
Cinematographer: Carol Salter
Editor: Carol Salter, Emiliano Battista
Sound: Carol Salter

Director's Biography

Is a graduate of the National Film and Television School. Since then she has worked as a freelance director and film editor. For the last fifteen years she has combined her passion for editing on various award winning shorts, features and documentaries, with directing her own films.

Festivals and Awards:

IDFA 2009. Sheffield Doc/fest, UK 2009. Birds Eye Film Festival UK 2010.


Rock Salt Films
Carol Salter
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