Kay Pavlou’s documentary ‘Two Homelands’ to premiere in Australia and Cyprus

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Adelaide-born Cypriot director, Kay Pavlou is set to premiere her latest one-hour documentary Two Homelands in Australia and Cyprus this year.

The screenings are being held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Two Homelands showcases the journey of six elderly Greek Cypriots who reflect on their war-torn homeland and life in Australia.

Kay Pavlou
The Cypriot director of ‘Two Homelands,’ Kay Pavlou. Photo: Supplied.

“I interviewed six Greek Cypriot elders aged 70 to 102. Three of them came here after WWII in the ‘50s and three came in the ‘70s as refugees from the Turkish war,” Pavlou said in a previous interview with The Greek Herald.

“These migrants are torn between where they came from, and the place they’ve migrated to. I’m hoping people will be able to come and watch the documentary and see that their story still matters, and it hasn’t been forgotten.”

Notably, Pavlou has previously produced Cyprus: A People Divided in 1990 and Ghost Town in 2022.

The screening dates for her new documentary Two Homelands are:

  • July 14 at the Cyprus Community of South Australia from 3pm
  • July 20 at the Cyprus Community Club of NSW from 7pm
  • August 4 at the Hellenic Club of Canberra from 3pm
  • August 24 at the Mercury Cinema in Adelaide, South Australia from 7pm
  • September 17, 18 and 19 in Cyprus at the K Cineplex in Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol and Paphos

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