short documentary

Denmark / Cyprus 2017

Runtime: 11 minutes

Directors: Nicolas Iordanou & Sylvia Nicolaides

Director of Photography: Nicolas Iordanou

Editing: Sylvia Nicolaides & Nicolas Iordanou

Sound: Sylvia Nicolaides

Production: Sylvia Nicolaides & Nicolas Iordanou

Music: Soma & Lil

Supported by the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017


A music documentary on the art of improvisation. Soma & Lil, a cello improvisation duo based in Denmark, rethink and deconstruct the traditional written music for cello, and develop a more personal way of expression by creating singular compositions that are unique and always changing.


- Audience Award - Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival, Denmark, 2018

- Best Music Short Film - Queen City Film Festival, Maryland, U.S.A. 2017

- Best Short Documentary - Ishinomaki Intern. Film Festival, Japan, 2017


- PÖFF / Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia

- BLOW-UP · International Arthouse FILM FEST · Chicago, U.S.A.

- Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) Alburqueque, U.S.A.

- Copenhagen Jazz Film Festival, Denmark

- On Art - Poland Warsaw, Poland

- Sound Unseen Music Film Festival Minneapolis, U.S.A.

- International Short Film Festival of Cyprus Limassol, Cyprus

- SONIC SCENE Film Festival Trani, Italy

- Artfools: Larissa International Film Festival Larissa, Greece

- Bellingham Music Film Festival Bellingham, U.S.A.

- Southeast European (SEE)Film Festival Berlin, Germany

- Music in Cinema Georgia, U.S.A.