Kalamata Short Doc - Nov22
Thursday, 01 December 2022
Kalamata Creative Documentary Center
Κουτσομητοπούλου 6 24100 Καλαμάτα
Kalamata ShortDocs is celebrating the arrival of a new season! This is a list of films that have been selected and will be presented and voted on by viewers to participate in the annual festival in January 2024! The screening will take place on Friday 2-12 for the first part and on Friday 16-12 2022 for the second part at Kalamata Creative Documentary Center.
From earth, water, hands and fire, sculptures are born that link matter to the spiritual. A journey across the landscape, the people and the processes that shape the gods of South India.
Pepedrilo and his peculiar connection with nature are embodied by the care and protection of a crocodile sanctuary, whose stability is put in danger day by day by the threat of men
A smal break for a drink or tea
It is aimed to portray the years left behind by Mom Heyam Encü, who lost her 16-year-old son in 2011 when Turkish warplanes killed 34 civilians in Robozik. People ask me what I’ll do with these sheep. In the end, honor remained only with some place names. With some numbers, with some dates. Ernest Hemingway
After the Artsakh War in 2020, American-Armenian filmmaker Blue Kalamian traveled to Armenia and Artsakh to see firsthand how the war affected the country and its people. "Dust Never Settled" highlights the voices of those who otherwise would not be able to share their stories. The film explores the experiences of soldiers, medical volunteers...
Giulio at the end of April 2013 visits the Turkish-Syrian border to document the work of an Italian NGO. In the field hospital of Kilis (Turkey) meets Zaher, a Syrian teacher who offers Giulio to join him and two rebels on a 24- hour trip to Aleppo. The film, edited and finished 7 years after it was shot, introduces a layer of retrospection t...
Grand Tour is inspired on the writings of 18th century European travellers to Greece. Through accounts of these travellers, we can evaluate from a post-colonial perspective the developments that occurred in Greek society as a product of the Greek revolution in 1821. These developments led to successive accumulation of debt, defaults, and grow...
In the Greek countryside, groups of pastoral nomads with their herds move from the plains in the winter to the mountains in the summer since the Middle Ages. But not only humans are nomads… The last Egyptian vultures of Greece are fighting for their own survival. Starting their journey from Africa and travelling 5,000km every spring...
It's difficult to imagine anything more common and humble than soil. And yet, this modest material was turned into veritable gold by the ancient potters of Attica, demonstrating that even the most inconsequential things can become precious if they are utilized to advantage. The short film 'Attic Vases - Precious Earth' shares the history and ...
A smal break for a drink or tea
The subject of the documentary is social as it concerns the observation of the world of the marginalized who wander the streets.
IMBPO∑ (Imbros), is a short documentary that aims to share the stories of the people living on the island today known as Gökçeada. The film takes a close look at the Greeks of Turkey, to identify both the cruelty of the state that has traumatized society, and a strong sense of belonging that goes beyond all types of identity. IMBPO ∑, is also...