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Films / 2014 - 2015
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Kaveh Bakhtiari 100' / 2013/ Switzerland, France Kaveh Bakhtiari’s debut documentary focuses on a group of Iranian irregular immigrants, holed up in Athens as they attempt to cross the border further north. Followed by Migrant Kitchen, an event by Culinary Backstreets Athens and Give Hope Charity Foundation, and live music by Michalis Klapakis With the support of the Embassy of Switzerland and Amnesty International Greek Section.
Greece: Days of Change
Elena Zervopoulou 78' / 2014 / Greece, Italy In times of recession, three Greeks try to take their destiny into their own hands, reflecting the current potential for transformation in Greece. Could this crisis be our chance to reinvent ourselves and our society? Positive-change dynamics move from the bottom up. The screening will be followed by a discussion with director Elena Zervopoulou and protagonists. With the participation of the Pieria Volunteer Action Group.
Events in Phocaea 1914
Agnes Sklavos & Stelios Tatakis 50min / 2014 / Greece, France June 1914. The French archaeologist Felix Sartiaux was carrying out excavations in Asia Minor. He was to witness and photograph a violent pogrom that resulted in the expulsion of the Greek population from Phocaea. His photographs were discovered by chance, almost 100 years later in Paris, by Haris Yiakoumis. With the support of the Institut français de Grèce.The screening will be followed by a discussion with directors Agnes Sklavo
Master of the Universe
Marc Bauder 90' / 2013 / Germany, Austria IInvestment bankers are the real Masters of the Universe, not politicians, armies or even countries. In economic-powerhouse Germany, a top banker gives a disturbing insider’s account of his emotions, motivations and predictions, revealing a parallel universe of extreme income and merciless pressure - a system disconnecting bankers from the outside world, unable to reflect on their work. In collaboration with TIDE and the European Commission.
Mona Friis Bertheussen / 53’ / 2013 / Norway The remarkable story of Chinese twin sisters separated at birth, until they meet again in Norway when they are eight years old. A powerful human story about sibling love, human dilemma and the game of fate. With the support of the Norwegian Institute at Athens and the Embassy of Norway and in collaboration with mytwins.gr
Bardot La Meprise
David Teboul 115’/ 2013 / France For the first time, we see a more sombre side of Brigitte Bardot, alluded to in her own writings and in the movies that drained her. Blending previously unseen family archives, her autobiography, and her iconic photographs and films, we see behind her sunny, blond, natural, ream-girl image. With the support of the Institut français de Grèce In collaboration with ZER-FAM, KRYOLAN and MODS HAIR
Four letters Apart
Erlend E. Mo 87' / 2013 / Denmark The film follows three children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as they take part in an alternativetreatment project and reveals how the children make great strides over the course of a year as the adults around them start to see each child in a new light. With the support of the Embassy of Denmark
Erwin Wagenhofer 113’/ 2013 / Austria, Germany This documentary argues that the modern educational system destroys children’s capacity for imagination, turning them into robots engineered to compete. Erwin Wagenhofer travels across the world, from China to France, to explore the nature of our educational system and how it can change. With the Support of the Embassy of Austria
The Last Catch
Markus CM Schmidt 52' / 2012 / Germany Once a year, European bluefin tuna migrate from the Atlantic to spawning grounds in the Mediterranean. Τuna stocks face imminent collapse, yet they are still being fished during spawning season, interrupting the natural cycle of replenishment. The fishermen, too, are now facing extinction. A desperate fight for survival is coming to a head. Who will weather the storm? Sponsored by Galaxidi Marine Farm
New Plastic Road
Myrto Papadopoulos, Angelos Tsaousis 45min / 2015/ Greece, Germany The M41, known as the Pamir Highway, is the only road traversing the Pamir Mountains through Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia. The film captures how it is bringing change to the remote mountainous villages of the Pamirs in Tajikistan. The screening will be followed by a discussion with directors Angelos Tsaousis and Myrto Papadopoulou.
Mike Bernard & Gavin Froome 55' / 2012 / Canada The film showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture. Stepping inside their most inspired dwellings, we discover how the light and space of a classic Modernist home can work in collaboration with the natural environment, taking us back to the basics of true living – a sense of place, light, and a deep connection to the earth. With the support of the Embassy of Canada In cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Architecture
Once Upon A Forest
Luc Jacquet 75'/ 2014 / France Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) directs a journey into an unseen world of natural wonder and staggering beauty. We watch a rain forest growing before our eyes and travel into the depths of the tropical jungle, into the very heart of life on earth. With the support of the Institut français de Grèce In collaboration with Trekking Hellas