Daphne Matziaraki – 4.1 Miles (2016)

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Synopsis:
A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea.

Review:
4.1 miles – the distance between Turkey and Greece. It might not sound like much – in fact, many people might consider it swimmable – but these are dangerous waters. Nevertheless, hundreds of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers have made the desperate journey over the past few years. Concern about how to cope with this influx has extended right across the continent. What has it done to those on the coastlines directly affected? Continue reading