Kalamata ShortDocs

Creative Documentary Center

Kalamata Short Doc - Feb22

Saturday, 05 March 2022

Kalamata CreativeDocumentaryCenter
Mpenaki 11
Phone: 2721022376
Contact person: Antonia Pternea

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Twelve films of a total duration of three hours and twenty-eight minutes are presented to the public of the Kalamata Monthly International Short Documentary Festival, this month. The program begins with three Greek-language productions from Greece and Serbia, followed by films from Nepal, Iran, Spain, Brazil, Iceland and USA. The films are screened with English subtitles and the public is invited to vote and choose the films that will participate in the annual program of the festival and will be nominated for the two audience awards.

  • Igor Toholj

    Closing time

    Director  Igor Toholj - Country: Republic of Serbia

    Panagiotis Giannikis and his parents have a hotel on the island of Thassos. For years, they have been working hard during the entire tourist season, which has been going on in Greece for a long time. The season is over, and a strong cyclone named Zorba is doing great damage along the coasts of Attica and the Peloponnese, and the Giannikis fam...

  • Nektarios Souldatos

    The man behind the mountain

    Director  Nektarios Souldatos - Country: Greece

    Yiannis has abandoned the life in the city. He didn't feel anxious about solitude. He preferred to live alone on a mountain. He went to built a shack with his bare hands on the slope - actually clough- of a mountain range that is not accessible by road, in order to ensure his tranquility. Due to the mountainous landscape, the horizon is very ...

  • Nikos Drosakis

    The garbage saints

    Director  Nikos Drosakis - Country: Greece

    The 24th anniversary of Giannis' work as a garbage collector in the trucks of the Municipality of Keratsini-Drapetsona. His daily struggle also reveals the secrets of the neighborhoods through their remnants. Life persists in an environment of homeless and stray animals, the experience of garbage, the terrifying climbing on the piles of garba...

  • Intermission

    A smal break for a drink or tea

  • Nantia Mantesi

    Under The Bridge

    Director  Nantia Mantesi - Country: Greece

    The film depicts the thoughts and feelings of an engineer on a multi-purpose support vessel, which was executed offshore works -almost still- below the bridge of Rion-Antirion. Her stay at the offshore vessel for about two months is described with the use of still pictures from the vessel and its surroundings and with the muted conversations ...

  • Bishnu Kalpit

    God's Buffalo

    Director  Bishnu Kalpit - Country: Nepal

    Homan Singh Shiv Bakhti lives from agriculture in the hills of Sindhupalchok district, east of Kathmandu. He loves and adores his buffalo, which has brought him all the good things in his life. All is well until devastating floods ravage the area. Homan Singh's buffalo disappears.

  • Rasool Davari Dolatabadi, Alikhan Asadi


    Director  Rasool Davari Dolatabadi, Alikhan Asadi - Country: Iran

    Some say that he has seen the face of the Prophet and his first three Imams. Others claim that he is a delusional old man, others that he is just sick. And yet, Beranaza (known as Berry) wanders around the deserts of Lorestan despite the rumors spreading. He believes and doesn't pay attention to whether you believe his beliefs or not. This ...

  • Intermission

    A smal break for a drink or tea

  • ShiJie Weng

    I have a dream a movie dream

    Director  ShiJie Weng - Country: Spain

    We all have a dream but not always the possibility of making it true. Even so, we must have the courage and maturity to try to achieve it.

  • Rodrigo Sena

    The Traditional Brazilian Family KATU

    Director  Rodrigo Sena - Country: Brazil

    In 2007, a photographic album was created in recognition of indigenous roots, depicting twelve teenagers belonging to the "Eleutarian do katou", in Brazil. Twelve years later the photographer returns to katu, looking for these protagonists, now adults, to learn about his personal trajectories and worldviews.  

  • Shyam Karki


    Director  Shyam Karki - Country: Nepal

    A small red panda, a rare species, has been left homeless due to the recent 16-day fire in the intermediate hills of Nepal, another in the growing number of symptoms of the climate crisis that saddens neither man nor animal.

  • Intermission

    A smal break for a drink or tea

  • Lucas Oliveira de Jesus

    How Much is Life in the Mangrove Worth?

    Director  Lucas Oliveira de Jesus - Country: Brazil

    "How Much is Life in the Mangrove Worth?" exposes reports from fishermen and representatives of the community of Cubatao (Brazil - SP) on the environmental impacts that affect daily the population that lives on the banks of the mangroves of the Casqueiro River and has fishing as their main means of subsistence.

  • Sabine M. Probst

    Waves and Ice

    Director  Sabine M. Probst - Country: Iceland

    In the documentary Waves and Ice, a director accompanied, capturing stunning images, five young adventurous, nature lovers on their journey through wild Iceland, surfing icy waves, hiking and snowboarding under the mountains, diving into icy waters and conquering all the obstacles that appeared. Most women didn't know each other before the ...

  • Anne Fortune

    At Last I Have a Voice

    Director  Anne Fortune - Country: USA

    Three testimonies from survivors of sexual assault/abuse.


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