Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Communication, Department of Cinema and Television academic staff member Barçın Boğaç participated in the production stages and run the local coordination of the Swiss public broadcast organization Radiotelevisione Svizzera’s (RSI Swiss) documentary filmed in Nicosia, Famagusta and Pile. For the documentary that was produced for the Swiss State Television that has been broadcasting since 1931 Boğaç worked together with journalist and documentary producer Gilberto Mastromatteo and Massimo Lauria. The documentary focused on the political situation in Cyprus and its division as well as telling the stories of different people and locations in Cyprus’ current conjuncture.
“Stories Should See the Value They Deserve”
EMU academic staff member Barçın Boğaç who also provided local coordination for the Italian documentary crew stated: “Many stories containing sincerity and positive values are hidden all over the island. We are trying to uncover and show the world these stories with the help of international contacts so that they see the value they deserve.”
Boğaç who was recently involved in the Cyprus leg of the documentary series from New Zealand’s prestigious production company Razor Films emphasized that he is proud to be a part of this project that will be screened in Switzerland and all over the world as it will play an important role in introducing the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to the world.