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INTERVIEWS

AN INTERVIEW WITH VANESSA FERLE AND ANNA GRADOU, DIRECTORS OF "FIGHT OR FLIGHT"

Best 360° Film - August 2021 Edition


INTERVIEW



Hello Vanessa and Anna, thank you for your compelling piece. How did you two meet?


We met as fellow-students during our master diploma studies. We both joined the french-greek master program on new media arts, at Athens School of Fine Arts and at Arts et technologies de l’image at Université Paris 8.


What was the trail of discussion and reflection that led you to decide and make this film?


When we left for Paris as “academic immigrants”, the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean was at its peak. Facing the difficulties of moving to a different country even for study purposes, made us identify ourselves in the faces of the refugee women - especially those who were carrying their baby children under such difficult circumstances to Europe;