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Lost Wax

The children, Alma and Sita form small wax figures. The staff of a foundry help them go through the creation of bronze figures based on their wax models. The ancient process is called lost wax casting.

Sand, heat, fire, acid and water are the elements that are needed to create a bronze in a dramatic procedure that today has become a specialized art tool and might be extinct soon.

With the support of Lockbund Foundry, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (Weblink:


at Cinema Arsenal Berlin, Programme: Großes Kino Kleines Kino #32: Stein auf Stein (December 2019)

Hak-Is Short Film Festival Ankara, Turkey, Festival Theme: Labour (December 2019) Link:

Original title Verlorene Formen Cast Alma Schily, Sita Faroqhi Narrator Emily Pennant-Rea Music Thomas Kürstner Idea, Director Anna Faroqhi, Haim Peretz Cinematographer Haim Peretz Editor Anna Faroqhi Production Faroqhi Peretz Filmproduktion, Berlin Year of Production 2019 Format digital file, 1:1,66 Length 12 min.

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