Sea Gypsies  

A short documentary,  joined the Why Poverty? Series, leaded by BBC
Directed and produced by Elena Zervopoulou

Struggling to survive on a paradisiacal coral island off the coast of Borneo, a Sea Gypsy girl sees her life threatened by the ban on fishing imposed by the local marine park authorities. Facing starvation because of these new restrictions on their livelihood, Indanina and her family are forced to move to a city where life is nothing but idyllic. Her journey in an alienating fast changing world becomes the story of her people.
The feature length version is in post-production.

Cinematography: Elena Zervopoulou, Khairun Lamb (HD shots)
Sound recording: Mohd Saiful Sigaraga
Editing: Kenan Akkawi
Co-producer (for the 5min): Steps International

The short version joined the Why Poverty? Series, leaded by BBC.
It was covered by 69 broadcasters reaching over 200 countries worldwide.
37 European broadcasters took part on the Eurovision Why Poverty? Theme day on the 29th November 2012.
Over 1 million views on Youtube (6 months later).

Broadcasted by: Among others, TVO (Canada), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), ERT (Greece), IBA (Israel), CTV (Czech Republic), TEMPO TV (Indonesia), LinkTV (USA), Canal Futura (Brazil) et al.

International festivals 

Visions du Reel (Switzerland)
Tampere Film Festival Tullikamarin (Finland)
Curt Doc. Vidreres International Short Doc Fest (Catalonia)
London Eco Film Festival (UK)
One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival (Prague)