The Disappearance of the Aïtus

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    The Disappearance of the Aïtus

    La disparition des Aïtus

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    Switzerland

    2014

    35 min

    • French

    Documentary

    A poetic essay about Tuvalu, a micro-state in the South Pacific that is threatened by rising sea levels. An analogy between the vanishing of the country itself and of its inhabitants’ imaginaries. A metaphoric fable about the electrical modernization of the country. And scientific information about waves and stories.

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    Credits

    Screenplay
    Pauline Julier
    Cinematography
    Pauline Julier
    Editing
    Pauline Julier
    Production
    LE POUPLE
    Pauline Julier

    Pauline Julier

    Switzerland

    Pauline Julier was born in 1981 in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2002 she graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Political Studie and in 2007 she received a degree from École Nationale Supérieure de Photographie d’Arles. She has participated in several group exhibitions in Switzerland and France. Her film NATURALES HISTORIAE (2019) had its world premiere at Visions du Réel Film Festival Nyon.

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