Iva Radivojevic at IFFR
Originally from Yugoslavia, Iva Radivojevic investigates the effects of large-scale immigration on the sense of national identity in Cyprus, 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.
In red cowboy boots and a T-shirt-like gown, a young woman wanders a desolate, American desert landscape. Instead of dialogue, the artistic choreography of surrealist, stylish images tells the story of the mysterious ‘Maria’ who seeks a special place. But why?