Category: Mediterranean Issues 2015

VOYAGE EN BARBARIE

71 minutes, 2014 Directors: Delphine DELOGET (France) and Cécile ALLEGRA (France) Production Company: Memento, Public Sénat, with the support of France Télévisions (France) Since 2009, trading in humans has been rampant in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula. The victims, mostly Eritrean, are kidnapped there and tortured until an exorbitant ransom is paid. Robel, Germay, Filmon Halefom …

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LE COSE BELLE

88 minutes, 2013 Réalisation : Agostino FERRENTE (Italie) et Giovanni PIPERNO (Italie) Production : Pirata M.C., Parallelo 41, Point Film, Ipotesi Cinema, Bianca Film (Italie) A Naples, le temps n’existe pas. C’est une croyance populaire, une superstition, un porte-bonheur, une farce, une chanson. A Naples, on passe son temps à attendre, et puis, soudainement, on …

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EVAPORATING BORDERS

73 minutes, 2014 Director: Iva RADIVOJEVIC (Croatia) Production Company: ivaasks Films (United-States) “Evaporating Borders” is a broad visual essay on the restrictive policy of some countries vis-a-vis migrant populations. Guided by the director’s curiosity and her personal reflections, the film dissects the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus. Through a series of vignettes, it poetically …

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AGORA

AGORA 117 minutes, 2015 Director : Yorgos AVGEROPOULOS (Greece) Production : Small Planet (Greece), WDR (Germany), Al Jazeera Arabic (Qatar) Having spent years observing the world, director Yorgos Avgeropoulos turns his camera to his own country: Greece. He films the development of the financial crisis, its impact on lives, in every social class. He witnesses …

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