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Shevaun Mizrahi – Distant Constellations #Locarno70

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Documentary following elderly Turkish residents manages to restore the dignity of the final years in life

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PODCAST | Irina Trocan interviews Shevaun Mizrahi, director of the film Distant Constellations.

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Director Shevaun Mizrahi talks to us about the enterprise of following her subjects – the inhabitants of a retirement home – throughout her documentary Distant Constellation, what is specifically Turkish on universal about her subject’s life stories and how the creative decisions behind it took shape.

Distant Constellations: several intertwined stories of a retirement home unfold before the camera, determining us to look into the past and connect to these strangers’ life stories.

For the official page of the film on the festival website, click here.


  • Reporter
    Irina Trocan
  • Guest
    Shevaun Mizrahi
  • Interviewee role
  • Film title
    Distant Constellations
  • Festival section
    Cineasti del Presente
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