For the fifth consecutive month and as it has been established for every first Saturday of the month, last Saturday, March 5, the films competing for the month of February were screened at the Monthly International Short Documentary Festival of Kalamata. The screening took place in the two rooms of the Kalamata Creative Documentary Center at 11 Benaki Street, in the historic center of the city.
The audience of Kalamata city is invited to watch and select every month, the films which will be presented in the annual Program, in October 2022, and will be nominated for the audience awards.
Kalamata's Documentary fans chose the semi-finalist films for the Kalamata ShortDocs The candidate films with a total duration of 8 hours and 50 minutes were presented to the audience in three screenings, in compliance with the rules imposed by the emergency conditions of the pandemic.
The audience voted for the films that will participate in the 1st International Short Documentary Festival of Kalamata, in October 2022 and will be nominated for the two major audience awards, (Greek and International production).Here are the results:
A LITTLE STORY - Director Νίκος Θεοδοσίου - Country: Greece
Discover the films
We will begin the new year with two marathon film screenings. On Saturday, January 8 and Monday, January 10 at the Creative Documentary Center of Kalamata, we will screen 24 films competing in the month of December 2021.
December 21, Short Film Festival on the Shortest Day of the Year
Last Saturday 4/12, Kalamata's friends of Documentaries, gathered once again at the well-known place of KCDC ( Kalamata Creative Documentary Center ) to choose together the films that will compete in the 1st Kalamata ShortDocs. The candidate films with a total duration of 3 hours and 18 minutes were shown simultaneously in the two rooms of KCDC (Screening Room and Cafe) in compliance with the rules imposed by the emergency conditions of the pandemic.
The audience voted for the winners of the October event.
These are the four finalists from the thirteen films screened on November 13th.
«I won’t remain alone» του Yaser Talebi (15’, Ιράν)
«King» της Emily Ufken (5’, Γερμανία)
«Μelina» του David Valolao (10’33’’, Ιταλία)
«What Travelers Are Saying About Jornada del Muerto» του Hope Tucke (13’45’’, ΗΠΑ)
The Kalamata International Short Documentary Festival is a fact!
ON NOVEMBER 13 WE VOTE
The Creative Documentary Center of Kalamata is launching a new event for our city, A condemnation of the festival with short documentaries of young Greeks and foreign creators, born from the successful recipe of the Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival.
The Festival will have an international competitive character, will last 4-5 days and will be held every October in the city of Kalamata, including, in addition to screenings, workshops, seminars and special educational programs.
The Creative Documentary Center and Peloponnese International Documentary Festival continue to conduct workshops and activities in schools throughout the year.
continue to conduct workshops and activities in schools throughout the year.
A large number of Greek and Cypriot creators participate in the festival.
With forty (40) films, Greek and Cypriot creators can effectively communicate with the public and with the international participants, creators, and guests, presenting their work, exchanging opinions and creating an environment for networking and creative collaboration.
The festival's entire program, workshops and seminars are free to the public.
Additionally, all films of the festival as well as the special program for schools will be accessible throughout the year through the festival website from distant areas within Greece.
Subtitles in Greek and English are provided for the films, as well as Subtitles for the Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing (SDH).
This festival is organized by Kalamata Creative Documentary Center, with volunteers from all over Greece participating and supporting it.
The festival will feature two main audience awards for the best Greek and international documentary, two jury awards for the best Greek and international student documentary, and awards for the best newcomer director, photography, editing, and sound.
If you are a filmmaker you can submit your short documentary, up to 30 minutes, throughout the year.
The entry process is conducted through the FilmFreeway platform. All interested creators are suggested to keep submitting their works for the upcoming festival.