Award of Merit – “Unchained” (USA)

Title: Unchained
Runtime: 5 min
Country: USA
Director: Francois Bittar
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: December, 2017

Synopsis: A tortured imprisoned activist refuses to give up is chained down to be tortured using water drops (a torture technique called “Chinese Water Torture”). The prisoner finds a way to cope with the torture technique to help herself not go insane.