On a volcanic island, inhabitants are caught in an unending cycle: the threat of impending eruptions and earthquakes, and the burden of past traumas loom over them. Some draw upon myth and religious beliefs to interpret their precarious situation, while others demonstrate resilience, rebuilding their villages from the volcanic rocks. Mirroring the ethereal atmosphere of the island’s landscapes, the film gradually takes on the appearance of the stories it recounts.
Language: Portuguese (Portugal)
A Swiss-Turkish filmmaker, she holds a B.A. from Lausanne University and an M.A. in Documentary Filmmaking from the DocNomads program. Combining documentary and literary approach, her works have been screened in many international film festivals. In 2020, she co-founded “A Vol d’Oiseau”, a production structure dedicated to the development of projects.
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