Patricia Borsch - a documentary portrait by Stian Smestad

A visual and poetic documentary portrait of ‘Funkenmariechen’ Patricia Borsch. A ‘Funke’ is a young carnival dancer performing throughout the West German carnival season. Patricia Borsch lives in the very small village of Windhagen, 50 kilometres south of Cologne

Director: Stian Smestad (
DOP: Askild Vik Edvartsen
Producer: Stephan Vens Trigger Happy Productions