Kalamata ShortDocs

Creative Documentary Center

Kalamata Short Doc - Jul22

Saturday, 06 August 2022 - Saturday, 27 August 2022

Kalamata Creative Documentary Center
Μπενάκη 11, Καλαμάτα
Phone: 2721022376
Contact person: Νίκος Μανίτσας

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This month's presentation of July's selected films from the Kalamata International Short Documentary Festival is double! The first screening will occur on Saturday 6/8 and the second on Saturday 27/8 at 21.00 at the Kalamata Creative Documentary Center (Benaki 11). The event is free and open to the public. At the location, special ballots will be used for the audience to rate the films in order to choose the ones for the next phase.

  • Milla Lewis

    Kings Of Our Own Right

    Director  Milla Lewis Sabrina Jones - Country: United Kingdom

    For a week a year, in the depths of Cumbria, a small town is transformed by the largest gathering of Roma, Gypsies and Travellers in Europe. Appleby is transformed by the event, where since 1775 horses, fortunes and loved ones are exchanged again. In 2021, the interior minister drafted a bill on police, crime, penalties and courts, which th...

  • David Adamko


    Director  David Adamko - Country: Hungary

    A dysfunctional society controlled by a toxic leader results in the reality of illiberalism and the sole autocratic EU member state is leading the way. Recently, an angular black hole appeared in the centre of this nation's main square, which proved invisible to Hungarians. A public artwork protesting autocracy. The analysis of this dark obje...

  • Women at the sepulchre

    Director  Alessandra Buzzetti - Country: Italy

    In the heart of Jerusalem, at dawn, women first pass the gate of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher. They are Latins, Orthodox and Ethiopians, they are witnessing today the dawn of hope that turned the cry of Mary Magdalene into tears of joy. Who were the women Jesus chose to announce to the whole world the news that would change his fate? ...

  • Intermission

    A smal break for a drink or tea

  • Jeff Hughes

    Second Generation ANZAC: The Story of Alf Carpenter

    Director  Jeff Hughes - Country: Australia

    Born in Wagga Wagga in 1917, Alf Carpenter joined the army in 1939 and served for seven years. He began his service in North Africa, where Alf fought battles in Bardia, Tobruk and Benghazi. He was sent to Greece, where the 2/4th Battalion of Alf was declared "Second Generation ANZACS" by General Blamey in April 1942. This was the first and ...

  • Jyotsna Puthran


    Director  Jyotsna Puthran - Country: India

    ‘CHAKKI’ ('MIXI' in English / 'MIXEUR' in french) is an UNRELEASED film entirely made using ‘SEEDS’. Real PULSES & GRAMS & SPROUTS were used in motion to create scenarios as a metaphorical representation of GROWTH & FUTURE of a nation. The film industriously renders the verse “DON’T GRIND THE SEED, LET IT GROW!”. The film shows th...

  •  Anastasiia Pashchenko

    Pavla from Brno

    Director   Anastasiia Pashchenko - Country: Ukraine

    Pavla moved to the Czech Republic from Ukraine to study sculpture. But Euromaidan soon began in Kyiv. This event affected her work.

  • Antonis Pouliasis

    Divided still

    Director  Antonis Pouliasis - Country: Cyprus

    In February 2020, the crossing points that allow contact between the separated communities of Cyprus were closed for the first time, almost two decades after their opening. The reason given was the effective management of the covid-19 pandemic. The closure has shattered relationships and deeply affected people's lives, which have been built a...

  • Eleftherios Kostans

    Nicholas Argyropoulos: The Whole United States is Mine

    Director  Eleftherios Kostans - Country: USA

    Nicholas Argyropoulos was a child when Germany invaded Greece during World War II, and tragedy struck his family when his father was killed by the communists. By the age of sixteen, he enlisted in the Greek army and fought the communists for two years during the Greek Civil War, before being whisked away to America, where he married, raised a...

  • Lefteris Pasalidis


    Director  Lefteris Pasalidis - Country: Greece

    Dimitris (Aka De Madeira Boards) left Athens at the age of 35 to live in a quiet village, making surfboards, and find peace. Powered by Emerson.

  • Food for Thought

    Director  Giorgos Stylianou - Country: Cyprus

    The documentary deals with the challenges of young people living in rural areas in Cyprus who are active in the field of food production. It presents their difficulties, aspirations and hopes so that they can stay and grow in their place. Young people from urban and rural areas express their views on the production, distribution and consumpti...

  • Intermission

    A smal break for a drink or tea

  • Theo Panagopoulos

    The Place between Was & Will Be

    Director  Theo Panagopoulos - Country: Greece

    When his grandfather begins to have the first signs of dementia, the director performs a ritual of preliminary mourning in the abandoned cottage of his grandparents. Using the anthropological concept of the borderline, he tries to slow down a moment of great change and open a conversation that his family avoids.

  • Holger Mohaupt

    Maybe You Hear Nothing

    Director  Holger Mohaupt - Country: United Kingdom

    I just love the noise and I can listen to all the noises going on around me, so I know the bleat of a little lamb that’s just been born and a bleat of a mother when it’s talking to it.” The story of Diane who, together with her husband and a small group of friends runs a little farm on the East Coast of Scotland. It's an animal farm of a diff...

  • Madeleine Bazil

    Grandpa Ernest Speaks

    Director  Madeleine Bazil - Country: USA

    In 1939, a young Jew named Ernest Lowy escapes from his native Czechoslovakia, seeking safety for his family as World War II intensifies. In the late 1980s, the now elderly Ernest tells the story of his life during a 75-minute tape at his home in New York City. This is the first and only time his children and grandchildren have heard him talk...


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