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De Facto (2015)
DE FACTO is a documentary project on the Black Sea nation Abkhazia. The region claimed independence from Georgia after a civil war in 1993. Since 2008 the young State is recognized by Russia and few other states which brings a certain amount of security and stability to the region and its around 200.000 inhabitants. The work focuses on the profiling of the State and its construction of a national identity. The work was realized with great support by Annika Gläser.