Another beautiful portrait by London-based filmmaker Bertil Nilsson (previously featured here). For the third instalment of his ongoing Figures series, Nilsson explores the world of trapeze artist Korri Singh Aulakh, who struggles with a rare chronic condition, Myasthenia Gravis, as well as the unexpected loss of his father.

“In this series there is a challenge to be open, to experiment and fail, grow and find something unexpected. If there was a central idea to the films it would be that vulnerability is strength.”

Watch “Figure 3” above and see full credits below!


Director: Bertil Nilsson
Cinematographer: Luciana Riso
Editor: Joseph Comar
Music: Jordan Hunt
Sound Design & Mix: Angel Pérez Grandi
Rigger: Nich Galzin
Film lab: Cinelab
Camera equipment: ARRI Rental
Lighting equipment: Greenkit and Pixipixel
Production: Duktiga

Special Thanks: Philip Nichols, Simon Surtees and Gema Beasley
With Thanks: Matt Burch, Hannah Crystal, Laura Hemming-Lowe,
Maverick Projects, Joe Jowers, Pat McEnallay and Nadine Khan


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