The Circle – A Mongolian Adventure
reż|dir Thomas Cytrynowicz, Timothy Allen | GB/FR | 2020 | 63 min
zdj|ph Timothy Allen, Thomas Cytrynowicz muz|mus Brian Freeland mon|ed Thomas Cytrynowicz ob|cast Timothy Allen, Thomas Cytrynowicz, Nurbakhyt Marat dys|dis Timothy Allen
Filmmakers Timothy Allen and Thomas Cytrynowicz spent six weeks in Asia, an area with one of the lowest population densities in the world. With the help of a group of Mongolian friends, they attempt a virgin route through the Altai Mountains. Their goal is the highest peak in Mongolia. Extraordinary photographs of the raw, simple lives of the locals and the untamed wildlife. The breathtaking landscapes are radically different from our everyday lives.
Thomas Cytrynowicz, freelance photographer and filmmaker. Thomas is passionate about global issues such as education, sustainability, and human rights. He strives to combine these interests with photography and film in the projects he undertakes. A graduate from Leiden University College with a major in International Relations, he studies also Crisis Intervention at Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne. Co-founder of the multimedia production company Strobe Pictures. He is also involved on a wider range of personal projects, from photojournalism across the globe to fine art projects for which he has received awards. While currently based in Paris, Thomas travels whenever he can. He worked in many places including Taiwan, South East Asia, India, East Africa and various European countries, and recently in Mongolia alongside travel photographer Timothy Allen.