Directors' Interviews 14/2

Peloponnisos International Documentary Film Festival

The Peloponnisos International Doc Film Festival's purpose has always been to introduce the audience of Peloponnese some very special films from all over the world. This year according to the difficult circumstances it was decided that there will be a hybrid version of the festival with an ONLINE release in February and a live premiere in May. In this situation we asked volunteers and festival staff to interview the directors of the ONLINE program to bring them closer with the audience even if they couldn't have met in the theaters. Behind the scenes information, personal stories and more in depth approach to the films are available through these interviews. The interviews of the films included in the "Claiming Freedom" tribute have been conducted by the students of Theater Studies of University of Peloponnese, as one part of our collaboration with the University.

 

The interviews of the directors were conducted by: Manos Kalafatelis, Dina Sotaki, Stella Papakonstantinou, Kostas Metsos, Giannis Koutresis, Ioannis Manoloudis, Andrianna Giannakopoulou, Daphne Alihatzoti, Ornela Koutrolli, Ilektra Katsimiha, Valia Orfanidou, Antonia Pternea and Maria Siamatra, Maria Nikolakopoulou, Giorgos Geranakis, Aggelos Kourepis, Maria Galani, Kalliopi Kalpodimou, Katerina Mefsout from Theater Studies faculty of University of Peloponnese team.

 

Aldo Gugolz "Cows on the Roof"

Born in Lucerne in 1963 (24.06), Aldo Gugolz first studied political sciences and communication in Zurich, while working as a photojournalist for several Swiss newspapers. Between 1986 and 1992 he attended the “Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film” of Munich. Since works as a filmmaker in Germany and Switzerland. Has directed several documentaries for television and cinema, among which "Zeit im Fluss" (1997), "Leben ausser Atem" (2001), "Wir Zwei" (2009) and "Rue de Blamage" (2017), a huge hit in German-speaking Swiss theaters.

You can check out the interview by Antonia Pternea with Aldo here.

 

Cristián Pérez Reyes "Fixed Shot - 100 Recordings around Dignity Square"

 Cristian Perez Reyes (38), graduated from the Chilean Film School (2007), screenplay and direction specialty, winner of the XIII Valdivia International Film Festival (2006), category "Best short fiction students" with his short film "Los buenos y malos días", the documentary feature film "Fixed Shot - 100 Recordings around Dignity Square" is his first film.
 
You can check out the interview by Antonia Pternea with Aggelos Kourepis, Maria Galani, Kalliopi Kalpodimou here.
 
 

 

Don't forget to check out the films in today's program 14/2 from 00:00 till 23:59 GR Time in this link.

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