The films present different kinds of revolutions for nature, humanity and culture, stories that were kept hidden, stories about every day heroes. Those are stories about equality and inequality, dignity, wars and lost lives. Everything about personal freedom.
Even in the year 2021, equality of all genders is not a real thing in most countries in the world. Even in the so called progressive world, there are many prejudices and biases that allow for greater inequality between genders and sexualities.
The rest of the online program includes original films, Greek premiers and films from every little corner of the planet. Films that will take your breath away, with many awards and that were melticulously chosen to entertain and educate you.
The audience of the 6th Peloponnisos International Doc Film Festival (2020) voted for their favourite films: The Best Foreign Documentary award winner was "El Silencio de otros", directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar. The Best Greek documentary award winner was "Happy Princes" directed by Panos Deligiannis.
A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999. In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to be heard within their communities.
The Peloponnisos International Doc Film Festival signed a cooperation agreement with the Zinebi International Festival in Bilbao, Spain. Within the framework of this cooperation there is an invitation towards Basque and Greek directors/producers to seek co-production opportunities between the two countries in order to create a 90-minute modular documentary on the theme of this year's tribute "Claiming Freedom".Read More