Film screening – Together apart
By Maren Wickwire (photo available)
In collaboration with the Goethe Institut Cyprus
16 March 2018
Maren Wickwire was born in Germany. She is a filmmaker and a visual media anthropologist, who works over regional and is based in Cyprus and in the USA. Her film Together Apart is an intimate family portrait of two Igorot women from the Cordilleras, who left the Philippines to seek work abroad. As the most eastern outpost of the European Union, Cyprus has one of the lowest wages for migrant domestic helpers but still recruits large numbers of workers. Guil Ann, a twenty five year old woman follows her own mother Carren to the other side of the world. Only months after mother and daughter reunite in Cyprus, unexpected events lead to Carren’s forced departure.
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