Loading...

The Alien Trail

A documentary following four photographers who captured with their lens the migrant and refugee population in the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Photographers Antoine d'Agata, Nicolas Iordanou, Bieke Depoorter and Nikos Economopoulos give their own testimony, share their experience and ethical dilemmas on how to document from their perspective, the migrant/refugee crisis.

Director Biography - Nicolas Iordanou, Sylvia Nicolaides

Nicolas Iordanou studied Fine Arts and Photography at Columbia College Chicago. Sylvia Nicolaides received her Bachelor’s Fine Arts Degree from Chelsea College of Art and Design London and her Master’s Degree in Audio-Visual Studies in the Academy of Performing Arts, in the Film and Television department (FAMU) in Prague, Czech Republic.

Nicolas and Sylvia started collaborating in 2011 and in 2012 they participated in the exhibition ‘Catharsis/Rebirth’ in Paphos, Cyprus and co-directed a short film presentation from it, which was selected and presented in the Louvre Museum in Paris as part of the Michelangelo Pistoletto’s exhibition ‘Annee Un – Le Paradis Sur Terre’. Since then they collaborated on various independent award winning film projects that were screened all over the world.

  • Nicolas Iordanou
    Director
  • Sylvia Nicolaides
    Director
  • Nicolas Iordanou
    Producer
  • Sylvia Nicolaides
    Producer
  • Antoine d'Agata
    Key Cast
  • Nicolas Iordanou
    Key Cast
  • Bieke Depoorter
    Key Cast
  • Nikos Economopoulos
    Key Cast
  • Emilia Strovolidou
    Key Cast
  • Tony Anderson
    Music
  • Moby
    Music
  • Nicolas Iordanou
    Director of Photography
Director Biography - Nicolas Iordanou, Sylv
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 20, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Cyprus
  • Country of Filming:
    Cyprus, Greece
  • Film Language:
    English, Modern Greek (1453-)
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Map Go to top