Kalamata ShortDocs

Creative Documentary Center


Thursday, 14 April 2022 - Sunday, 17 April 2022

Eliopoulos Museum
Ζαχαριανών, Φιλιατρά 243 00
Phone: 6932940883
Contact person: Χριστίνα Στριμπάκου

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  • Barak Heymann

    High Maintenance - The Life and Work of Dani Karavan

    Director  Barak Heymann - Country: Israel

    Dani Karavan has created nearly 100 environmental installations all across the world and won the most prestigious international art awards. Yet Karavan is far from satisfied. His monumental structures are deteriorating, his advanced age is starting to catch up with him, the political climate in Israel is driving him mad and he becomes embroil...

  • Christos Barbas

    Through the Window Glass, Three Acts

    Director  Christos Barbas - Country: Greece

    In May 2020, during the first Greek lockdown, the staff and residents of a nursing home in Agios Stefanos, north of Athens, experienced an additional and simultaneous confinement for two months after sealing off the unit as a precaution. This was a unique action at national and European level, and perhaps even globally up to then.

  • Francesca Borghetti

    Climbing Iran

    Director  Francesca Borghetti - Country: Italy

    Nasim has strong hands adorned with hot-pink fingernail polish. She is the pioneer of outdoor climbing in Iran, where women should train in their veils on ‘indoor’ walls only, during set hours, and only among other women. The film portraits an extra-ordinary woman determined to push the barriers opposing her passion, whether they are physical...

  • Natalie Halla


    Director  Natalie Halla - Country: Austria

    A magnitude 7 earthquake shook Haiti on January 12, 2010, reducing the poorest country in America to rubble. Immediately rescue teams from all over the world came to the island to search for the citizens trapped below the rubble in a fight against the clock. A team of Spanish firefighters, accompanied by the rescue dog “Turco” became the prot...

  • David Klammer


    Director  David Klammer - Country: Germany

    Barricade is a documentary on the occupation of the Dannenrod Forest in Hessen, which was evicted in Dec 2020. It shows the live of the activists in the forest and the treehouses, they´ve build up to 30 meter high in the branches, but mainly their fight for a better climate in the future. With their hearts and guts.

  • Denis Bojic

    Some New Broadway

    Director  Denis Bojic - Country: Bosnia-and-Herzegovina

    The film follows six people with Down syndrome in Bosnia and Herzegovina who, overcoming numerous obstacles, are among the first in Southeast Europe to become students in a professional acting school, thus breaking down prejudices and barriers about the possibilities and abilities of people with Down syndrome. An amazing film story about the...

  • Stephane Santini Geraldine Andre


    Director  Stephane Santini  Geraldine Andre - Country: Switzerland

    War, emergency, pandemics and hunger. Humanitarian workers are used to working in the most varied and extreme missions and contexts across the planet. Forty humanitarian workers and their loved ones did just that, speaking without reserve about the risk, the commitment, the first mission, the sense of powerlessness, the encounters, the passio...

  • Hannah Schweier

    80.000 Schnitzel

    Director  Hannah Schweier - Country: Germany

    Berta Zenefels (84) has barely ever left her beloved farm the «Zollhaus» in Bavaria, where she fried thousands of Schnitzel’s in the kitchen for her guests. During her lifetime she had to bury her firstborn son, her husband, her grand-son and her youngest son. But without a successor the heavily indebted farm is threatened with bankruptcy.&nb...

  • Giorgos PaterakisDanis Karaisaridis

    A Beautiful Day

    Director  Giorgos Paterakis Danis Karaisaridis - Country: Greece

    The portrait two self-organised pedagogical projects in Greece, which use a combination of alternative educational methods. “The Little Tree” in Thessaloniki operates on the values of libertarian education, experiential learning and collective decision-making, while in the forest school “Little World” on Lesbos island local and refugee childr...

  • Héctor Carré

    Clown’s Planet

    Director  Héctor Carré - Country: Spain

    The film director shows us the world of activist clowns from refugee camps in Holy land to a church devoted to worship a rubber duck in Madrid and hospitals and orphanages in Russia. He becomes himself a clown in a crew commanded by Patch Adams to think about faith, magic, laughter, love and the healing powers of the way clowns face existence.


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