Scene from the film Evaporating Borders
Scene from the film Evaporating Borders
Scene from the film Evaporating Borders
Scene from the film Evaporating Borders
Scene from the film Evaporating Borders
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Evaporating Borders

  • United States
  • Cyprus

A lyrical essay in five parts, Evaporating Borders is told through a series of vignettes that explore the lives of political and economic refugees on the island of Cyprus. The film explores the themes of displacement, belonging, identity, and migration.


  • Original title
    Evaporating Borders
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Iva Radivojevic
  • DOP
    Iva Radivojevic
  • Duration
    73 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
    • Cyprus
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • IFF Rotterdam
    • SXSW Film Festival
    • HotDocs Film Festival
    • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA NYC)
    • Sarajevo Film Festival
    • Opening Ceremony of European Parliament
    • DocLisboa
    • DokuFest
  • Awards
    • One World Media, Refugee Reporting Award , 2015
    • Chicago Underground FF, Best Feature Award 2014
    • DocLisboa: RTP Award Best Investigation Film, 2014
    • DokuFest Best Balkan Documentary Award, 2014
    • Festival International Du Film Insulaire, Coup de Coeur Award 2014 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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