November 19, 2015; November 20, 2015
MDOCS, event, film, screening, Iva Radivojevic, Evaporating Borders, Cyprus
A flyer created to publicize the screening of Evaporating Borders and discussion with filmmaker Iva Radivojevic.
11/19 @ 6:30pm: Screening of Evaporating Borders
11/20 @ 12:20-1:40pm: Discussion with filmmaker
Synopsis: An essay in five parts, Evaporating Borders offers a series of vignettes, poetically guided by the filmmaker's curious eye and personal reflections. Through the people she encounters along the way, the film dissects the experience of asylum seekers in Cyprus : A PLO activist and exile from Iraq is denied asylum within 15 minutes; neo-nazi fundamentalists roam the streets in an attack on Muslim migrants; activists and academics organize an antifascist rally and clash with the neo-nazis; 195 migrants drown in the Mediterranean.
Originally from Yugoslavia and an immigrant to Cyprus, Iva Radivojevic investigates the effects of large-scale immigration on the sense of national identity in one of the easiest ports of entry into Fortress Europe. Poetically photographed and rendered, the film passionately weaves the themes of migration, tolerance, identity and belonging. Learn more about the film at evaporatingborders.com.
Dym, Jordana, "MDOCS Slide-2015-11-19, Iva Radivojevic: Screening "Evaporating Borders"" (2015). MDOCS Publications. 61.