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I’m dwelling in Mediterranean waters over the summer and working on my first full length documentary
that addresses the lives of political refugees and asylum seekers on the island of Cyprus. Specifically, it addresses tolerance, migration trends, nation-states/nation-building, changing global dynamics and collapse of Eurocentrism through the lens of current migration trends in Cyprus. It has been an interesting journey and a surreal one.

In between incomprehensible refugee stories of exile and plight I return to my life and consider my own reality.
It’s a difficult adjustment. But more than anything else, it reminds me to appreciate it all.
Here, on a full moon night, we enjoy Xartini’s song…and appreciate the night.

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Documentary is an expression.
An uttering of philosophy, a potential conduit of justice, a call.
It’s responsibility. A mobilizer.
It’s a vehicle, an experience, a point of conversation.
A bridge of connecting ideas. Social examination.
A liberating…


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Documentary is an expression.
An uttering of philosophy, a potential conduit of justice, a call.
It’s responsibility. A mobilizer.
It’s a vehicle, an experience, a point of conversation.
A bridge of connecting ideas. Social examination.
A liberating space of self-reflection. An invitation for work.
An invitation for closeness and a context of communication.
A hybrid place. A mirror of creative reflection for creative
reflection. A revelation. It’s made of glue and is a provocateur.
Documentary is a multitude of worlds. A representation.
A place to recognize oneself and be found.
A passage for understanding and tool for the indecipherable.
A stage for the things that are muted. A conquering capturer.
It’s an impermanent transformation.
Documentary is passion.

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  • SMALL CREATIVE UNIT

    We have filmed this short documentary in Tōhoku (Japan) 5 years ago
    "AFTER WAVE"
    In memory of all those who have lost their lives and their names on March, 11th 2011
    vimeo.com/158476828
    Many Thanks for your attention

    by SMALL CREATIVE UNIT

  • Lorenzo Marzocca

    Let philosophy grow around you, talk about it, think about it. 3 minutes, tons of places and clips, one stronge message.
    vimeo.com/128539582

    by Lorenzo Marzocca

  • Broadcasting Cottage

    Well Done Iva....... Keep on doing what you do!!!

    by Broadcasting Cottage

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