Sophia Constantinou, Director & Anna Maria Vavoukis, Producer Screening of the documentary "Divided Loyalties"

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 8, 2001 - 13:30

Followed by a postscreening discussion with the film's director and producer Exploring national identity and immigrant identity through the bittersweet memories and tragic history of the fractured island of Cyprus. this one-hour documentary, Divided Loyalties, traces the stories of the displaced people of Cyprus, Greek-Cypriot & Turkish-Cypriot, towards an understanding of the importance of the place we call home. The world premiere of Divided Loyalties at the 44th San Francisco International Film Festival garnered the top honor of Golden Gate Award at the festival. Sophia Constantinou's award winning films Divided Loyalties, Between the Lines, Impact Zone and Trans have shown around the globe in festivals, museums and on TV. Working as a Director and Director of Photography in San Francisco independent and commercial film industry, she has photographed in film and video for commercial clients; for PBS's national television and for KQED local public television; for non-profit clients such as the Film Arts Foundation, the Jewish Film Festival, CAL Welfare to Work; and independent features and shorts. A graduate of the UC Berkeley Film Department, Constantinou teaches filmmaking, cinematography and media literacy throughout the Bay Area.