Maresi Starzmann is an anthropologist with a background in the arts and education. She is a Project Manager at the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office, where she works on issues of migration, climate change, and far right extremism.
Mediterranean Migration MonologuesDirector Michael Ruf with Maresi Starzmann and Farhiya Hassan
A ferry service that connects Morocco and Spain offers tourists rides between the European and African continents. The trip of one and a half hours costs $40 (US) for a one-way ride. For refugees trying to cross the sea on rubber dinghies or fiberglass boats, the same journey takes days and it can cost up to several thousand dollars.