JANUARY 25-27

Cine Cinema | Ant. Petralia str. & Smyrnis, Amaliada

25 JANUARY, FRIDAY

26 JANUARY, SATURDAY

27 JANUARY, SUNDAY

18:00  Sonita | Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami (90′)
After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.


19:30 Guerrilla Voices | Sjoerd van Grootheest (74’)
By the time the peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC-EP was signed (December 2016), a group of more than 200 rebels of the 6th Front entered a Transition and Normalisation Zone in Monteredondo, Cauca. The filmmaker entered this camp in January 2017 and followed several FARC rebels in their demobilisation process throughout the coming year. The rebels talk about their experiences during the war, the reasons for joining the guerrilla, and their dreams for the future. Throughout the documentary we see how they prepare themselves for a life without arms. But insecurities arise when armed groups get closer to the demobilization camp, and the government seems unable to fulfil its promises of Peace and wellbeing to the former combatants.


21:00 So help me god |Yves Hinant, Jean Libon (100′)
Σε αυτό το αμεταμέλητο και μη πολιτικά ορθό πορτρέτο, μια ξεχωριστή και εκκεντρική Βελγίδα δικαστής παίρνει τους θεατές πίσω από τη σκηνή σε σκηνές από πραγματικές αστυνομικές έρευνες. Αυτό το πιο παράξενο και από παράξενο ντοκιμαντέρ προκαλεί μία τρελή και καθηλωτική εμπειρία

18:00 Stranger in Paradise | Guido Hendrikx (60′)

In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifarious Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power relations between Europeans and refugees in a candid fashion.

19:30 A tree remembers | Konstantinos Follas (86′)

This is the story of Lidice, levelled and – literally – eradicated by the Nazis in retaliation for the murder of Reinhard Heydrich. However, despite the heavy death toll it paid, the Czech village –twinned with Distomo– not only was not erased from the map but constitutes a symbol in the fight against Fascism.

21:00 Queen Mimi | Yaniv Rokah (75′)  

Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Mimi found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets. This is the fascinating and moving story of one incredibly strong woman’s survival against all odds.

18:00 Transitory lives | Dimitris Labridis, Thomas Kunstler (55)

A journey documentary about three characters, Ali, Amjad and Ahmad, and their transition into a new life. But how long can they wait for it to begin?

19:30 BÎR | Veysi Altay (73′) 

In the 1990s many people in Kurdistan were taken into custody and interrogated under torture; their killers disposed of the bodies by throwing them out of helicopters, or burying them in acid-filled wells. Thousands were murdered/disappeared by paramilitary forces—such as Jitem and Hizbul-Kontra—that were financed and supported by the state, though they have always stuck to the line: “We didn’t do it.” The documentary ‘BÎR’ looks at the case of seven people, including four children, who were disappeared from the town of Kerboran [Dargeçit] in 1995, and tells the story of their families’ tireless search for their bones. 

21:00 Me and my shadow - A documentary filml about Nikos Papazoglou | Ioannis Grigoropoulos, Michalis Aristeidou (100')

A group of friends begins a journey to get to know Niko Papazoglou, the person behind the music. Τhey visit the places where he lived, loved, and composed. A road trip all over Greece – from Athens to Nisyros and Thessaloniki, guided by music.

 

"En Aithria 9" – Comics and Illustration Exhibition

Within the framework of the side events of the 5 th Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival, a comics and illustration group exhibition entitled "En Aithria 9" is taking place at Cine Cinema.

In its 9 th year, the exhibition presents unpublished works of 84 Greek creators. The series of exhibitions "En Aithria 9" is an initiative of the painter and comics creator Gavrilis Tobalidis, combining in one place works of well-known Greek comics designers with those of upcoming talented artists. Working on independent topics, the participants represent a wide spectrum of styles and schools, in an attempt to depict the creativity of Greek artists and the ones who motivate them.

Some of the artists who are taking part in this edition are: Eirini Aggelidou ( Fokshee), Dimitris Agarai, Dimitra Adamopoulou, Spyros- Evaggelos Armenis, Dimitris Vanellis and Thanasis Petrou, Eygenia Vereli, Panagiotis Vlamis, Vasilis Gerkou and Aggelos Papoutsis, Dennis Yatras, Tomek Yovannis, Michalis Katoglou, Dafne Keskinidou, Thomas Kefalas, Stavors Kioutsoukis. Curators of the exhibition are Dimitris Sakaridis, Elias Katirtziyianoglou, Melandros Ganas.


* The exhibition is taking place in Amaliada, with the support of Comicdom Press.

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