"Hope and Despair"
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Artist: Toni Poljanec, Tina Glavič Novak
Title: Hope and Despair
Genre: Documentary video
Production: Hupa Brajdič produkcija
Camera: Toni Poljanec, Tina Glavič Novak
Composer: Benjamin McElroy
In August 2015, Toni Poljanec and Tina Glavič Novak travelled to the Greek island of Lesbos. They shot a documentary made up of interviews with refugees who survived a traumatic journey across the sea from Turkey on overloaded rubber boats. When refugees land on the shores of the European Union, the prospect of hope soon turns into hopelessness. Their new reality becomes overcrowded and poorly maintained refugee camps. The dreams of a better life seem unattainable.
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