23 JANUARY 2019, WEDNESDAY

9:00

For as long as you live (25}

All levels

Collective work of 20 students of the Seminar on Archeological Documentary held by the Association of Greek Archeologists.
A sepulchral song that praises life consists the clew that guides us toward the detection of the ancient Greek music through scientific research, excavation findings and contemporary music interpretations. Musicologists specialized in the ancient music, restorers, musical instrument makers and musicians from Greece, Austria, Spain, and China highlight the universalization and the time value of the message of life which the oldest surviving complete song carries.

Wish open wings | Vivian Papageorgiou (22')

All levels

A short film documentary about a group of dancers with special needs and the way they face life through their art

10:15

Oedipus in Epidaurus, Marina Merkulova, 40’

+11

The director will be present to talk about her film

The history of the play's journey: a documentary film by Alexander Myagchenkov and Marina Merkulova about the world premiere of the theater Vakhtangov tragedy of Sophocles "King Oedipus" in ancient Epidaurus (Greece). This is a joint project of The State Academic theatre Vakhtangov and the National theatre of Greece. Greek tragedy. How to put it today? And about what? Big question. And why should Russian artists play the ancient Greek tragedy here in the homeland of Sophocles, in the ancient Greek theater?

 

11:30

What do the animals say? | Anna Lee Strachan (53')

+10, Greek subtitles

NOVA Wonders guides the audience to a trip on the borders of science, where researchers deal with some of the biggest questions in life and the universe. In this episode we examine if we can understand what the animals think.

24 JANUARY 2019, THURSDAY

9:00

Alexander the Great, the Macedonian | George Bernard (52')

Greek subtitles

+10

This film takes a fresh look at the world of Alexander the Great, via material and artistic remains of ancient Macedonian civilization. Through a new perspective the actor Jonathan Hostier, reincarnates Alexander the Great, giving him voice and contemporary breath. The film is punctuated by extracts from Laurent Gaudé’s "The Blue Tiger of the Euphrates”, in an attempt to understand the world of Alexander and the inner motives which led him to the expedition that changed the world.

Director: BERNARD GEORGE

Production: LES FILMS DU TAMBOUR DE SOIE

10:15

Κοπέρνικος, Μπράχε, Κέπλερ, Τρεις σπουδαίοι αστρονόμοι, Πάνος Ανέστης, 30’

Όλες οι βαθμίδεςΜέσα από μια ατμοσφαιρική αφήγηση παρακολουθείτε τη ζωή και τις περιπέτειες τριών σπουδαίων αστρονόμων. Ξεκινώντας από τον 16ο αιώνα και φτάνοντας στις αρχές του 17ου διαβαίνουμε τα περίεργα και μυστήρια μονοπάτια που οδήγησαν τρεις μεγάλους αστρονόμους, τον Κοπέρνικο, τον Μπράχε και τον Κέπλερ να αλλάξουν για πάντα τον τρόπο που βλέπουμε τους ουρανούς και τ’ αστέρια! Ανακαλύψτε τη συναρπαστική αυτή εποχή, όπου ένας παλιός κόσμος πέθανε και ένας νέος γεννήθηκε μέσα από τις στάχτες των αστεριών!

Remains, Ειρήνη Χατζή (40’)

Language: Greek

All levels

Through the journey of a tomato from the field to the market stall, an activist, a cook of the social kitchen, a chef, a supermarket chain and three representatives of organizations in Athens which operate on different stages of food distribution provide their own explanation regarding the reasons why millions of tons of food end up in landfills, the relation of the phenomenon with the economic crisis, the special characteristics of the Greek overconsumption and the solutions they suggest.

11:30

Ακούγοντας τη σιωπή / Listen to the silence, Mariam Chachia, 80΄

Γεωργία, 2016

+10, greek subtitles

To Have a dream is very natural and easy for each one of us, but, to follow it, when no one else believes in it, is the fate of only a few. 9-year-old Luka dreams to step onto the stage and dance because this is the only way for him to take his place in the big world. The only world he knows is the public school for hearing-impaired children where he studies and lives. Even though it's very difficult for him to understand and learn the rhythm of the music, he never gives up. The film ‘Listen to The Silence' observes Luka's life in the hidden world of this hearing-impaired society. This is a story of a young boy's dream to be heard.

25 JANUARY 2019, FRIDAY

9:00

I am here | Iο sono qui, GABRIELE GRAVAGNA, 32’

Greek subtitles

I am here is the voice of all those minors who arrive alone in our country and want to start living, hoping, believing in their future again. I am here is a film about the story of Dine, Magassouba and Omar, three young guys from Africa who came to Palermo, in Italy, after having overcome many obstacles. The documentary becomes a choral testimony of that trip that thousands of migrants are forced to undertake to escape from unimaginable situations. A testimony of an happy ending, full of hope, gratitude and desire for redemption from a future that seemed to be already written

One day in Aleppo, Ali Alibrahim, 25'

+11

Ένα ντοκιμαντέρ χωρίς λόγια, εικόνες στην διάρκεια μιάς μέρας στο Χαλέπι μέσα από τα μάτια ενός παιδιού.

10:15

Tale of two mozzies / Cykelmyggen og dansemyggen, 75΄

Δανία, 2007 Animation.

Dubbed version for children up to 3rd grade of primary school

Dagmar the dancing mosquito has the hots for Egon. But Egon, putting love on hold, is busy achieving the ultimate sprint on his bike and wants to see the world. When wicked red ant queen Dominella and her soldiers kill the black ant queen and take over her heap, our heroes are drawn into an exciting forest floor drama that puts their friendship to the test and forces them to use their talents to the utmost

 

11:30

The Great Mystery of Mathematics | Daniel Mc Cabe, Richard Reisz (60')

+11

NOVA guides the audience in a tour of a Mathematics mystery – in a daring exploration of the amazing force of Mathematics through the centuries. We discover the signature of mathematics in the vortex of a shell – Nautilus, in the vortex of a galaxy, and in the spiral in the center of a sunflower. Mathematics has been necessary for anything, from the first wireless radio transmissions, to the prediction and discovery of the Higgs particle, and the successful landing of Rover Mars. But from where does their power derive? The astrophysicist and writer Mario Livio, along with a team of mathematicians, physicists, and engineers monitor mathematics from Pythagoras to Einstein and beyond, where everything leads to the absolute mystery: Is mathematics an invention or a discovery?

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